Twitter has restricted access to embedding tweets in posts on online publishing platform Substack, leaving thousands of users in limbo.
Twitter has restricted the promotion and visibility for tweets containing links to Substack posts — a move that hasn’t gone down well with people.
“We are disappointed that Twitter has chosen to restrict authors’ ability to share their work. Authors are free to share links on Substack or elsewhere,” said Substack founders Chris Best, Hamish McKenzie and Jairaj Seth. entitled.”
“This sudden change is a reminder of why writers deserve a model that keeps them in charge, that rewards great work with money, and that protects the free press and free speech,” he said. Said.
The Twitter change has become a major problem for Substack writers, who use the Elon Musk-run platform to promote their newsletters.
“It appears that Musk is making decisions based on his own financial interests and petty grievances – even as it makes Twitter objectively worse for users,” said Judd, a writer for the politics-focused newspaper Popular Information. Legum told The Verge.
“If this continues, it will be worth it to continue investing my time in creating content on Twitter.”
According to Substack’s founders, “Writers’ livelihoods should not be tied to platforms where they don’t own the relationships they have with their audiences, and where the rules can change”.
Kasturi is a known critic of the mainstream media, and recently slapped a misleading “state-affiliated media” label on NPR’s account.
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