© Reuters. SUBMIT IMAGE: Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX and Tesla and owner of Twitter, gestures as he participates in the Viva Technology conference devoted to development and start-ups at the Porte de Versailles exhibit centre in Paris, France, June 16, 202
(Reuters) -Twitter is restricting the number of tweets each day numerous accounts can check out, to dissuade “extreme levels” of information scraping and system control, Executive Chair Elon Musk stated in a post on the social networks platform on Saturday.
Verified accounts were at first restricted to checking out 6,000 posts a day, Musk stated, including that unproven accounts will be restricted to 600 posts a day with brand-new unproven accounts restricted to 300.
The short-term reading constraint was later on increased to 10,000 posts each day for validated users, 1,000 posts each day for unproven and 500 posts each day for brand-new unproven users, Musk stated in a different post without supplying more information.
Previously, Twitter had actually revealed it will need users to have an account on the social networks platform to see tweets, a relocation that Musk on Friday called a “temporary emergency measure.”
Musk had actually stated that numerous companies or more were scraping Twitter information “extremely aggressively”, affecting user experience.
Musk had actually previously revealed annoyance with expert system companies like OpenAI, the owner of ChatGPT, for utilizing Twitter’s information to train their big language designs.
Twitter was down for countless users on Saturday early morning, according to blackout tracking site Downdetector.com.
Nearly 7,500 users throughout the social networks platform reported concerns with accessing the app throughout the peak of the blackout at around 11:17 AM ET.
The social networks platform had actually formerly taken a variety of actions to recover marketers who left Twitter under Musk’s ownership and to improve membership income by making confirmation check marks a part of the Twitter Blue program.