Twitter will limit the number of tweets different accounts can read in a day to discourage “extreme levels of data collection and system manipulation,” CEO Elon Musk said last night in a post on the platform. Reuters.
Verified accounts will temporarily be limited to reading 6,000 posts per day, Musk said, adding that unverified accounts will be limited to 600 posts per day and new unverified accounts to 300.
The current limit is temporary and the number of posts allowed to be read will soon be increased to 10,000 posts per day for verified users, 1,000 posts per day for unverified users, and 500 posts per day for new unverified users, Musk said in another tweet. , without providing further details on a time frame.
Twitter previously announced it would require users to have an account on the social media platform to view tweets, with Musk calling the move a “temporary emergency measure” on Friday. He said hundreds or more organizations were extracting data from Twitter “extremely aggressively”, affecting the quality of service for users. Musk has expressed displeasure with artificial intelligence companies, such as ChatGPT owner OpenAI, for what he says are using Twitter to train their large language models.