Twitter reportedly throttling traffic to competing platforms and news outlets

  • Twitter is allegedly slowing down traffic to various websites and social networks including Instagram, Facebook and The New York Times using its link shortener.
  • The affected services seem to be those criticized by Elon Musk, who is currently in a public disagreement with Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • The New York Times and Substack confirmed they’d noticed the slowdowns and voice concerns over the potential targeting of news organizations for unclear reasons.
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