Twitter And Apple Are Jostling Over The Same Slice Of Pie

7 days ago1:35 min

Twitter And Apple Are Jostling Over The Same Slice Of Pie

Twitter and Apple look set to collide over Apple’s slice of scrumptious in-app purchases.

What does this mean?

Elon Musk has spent the last few weeks throwing his weight around inside Twitter HQ, but it seems he’s found a new sparring partner in the world’s biggest company. The cause of the brewing bust-up is the sizable chunk that Apple takes from in-app purchases – a reported 15 to 30%. No wonder that’s irked Musk, whose vision for Twitter sees the company relying less on advertising dollars and more on subscription fees. So if Apple – or, indeed, Google’s parent company Alphabet – wants to help itself to a piece of Twitter's new blue tick subscription bounty, they could find

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