Twitter Chief Executive, Elon Musk has announced a temporary limit on tweets users can read per day. Elon Musk said the move is to address extreme levels of data scraping & system manipulation.
Following Elon Musk’s tweet, users have reacted to the new development with some disappointment, while others consider moving to other social media platforms.
Twitter Chief Executive, Elon Musk has announced a temporary limit on tweets users can read per day.
He made this announcement via his verified Twitter as he said the move is to address Twitterforextreme levels of data scraping & system manipulation.
With the temporary restrictions, verified accounts are limited to reading 6000 posts per day. Unverified accounts are limited to reading 600 posts per day, while new unverified accounts are limited to reading 300 posts per day.
He also notified me that the limits would be increased later. He said:
“Rate limits increasing soon to 8000 for verified, 800 for unverified & 400 for new unverified”
Recent Changes on Twitter
Since purchasing Twitter last year for $ 44 billion, Elon Musk has made a series of changes on Twitter that has led to mixed reactions from users.
A few weeks ago, Elon Musk announced a policy update on Twitter that suspends accounts engaging in non-sequitur self-promotion or misleading advertising.
A non sequitur is any conversation or message that does not logically follow or relate to the existing information. He said:
“Accounts that try to game our verification system with non-sequitur self-promotion or advertise misleadingly will be suspended.”