Ex-Twitter Employee Alleges Musk’s Rate Limits Aimed at Cutting Costs

  • Rate limits introduced by Elon Musk on Twitter might be a cost-reducing strategy, suggests a former Twitter employee Rumman Chowdhury.
  • Chowdhury, along with Twitter’s former head of trust and safety, Yoel Roth, expressed skepticism about Musk’s reasons for these changes, rejecting his claims of ‘data scraping’ and ‘system manipulation’.
  • The new rules have faced backlash, particularly from monitoring services and informational agencies claiming their work has been unfairly obstructed.
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