December 6, 2022: On Wednesday, Twitter owner Elon Musk added that he went to Apple’s headquarters meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook in tweets.
The meeting marks a massive de-escalation days after Musk went on a tweet storm which accuses Apple of threatening is pulling the Twitter app from the App Store and publishing then delete a meme that suggested he enjoy rather “go to war” paying Apple’s 30% platform fees.
“Good conversation. Among different things, we resolved the misinterpretation regarding Twitter potentially removing from the App Store,” Musk said. “Tim was clear that Apple lives not being included in doing so.”
In one more tweet, Musk is posting a short video of a which reflects pool in the middle of Apple Park in Cupertino, California.
On Monday, Musk posted a few tweets criticizing Apple, arguing that its App Store restraint policies were against the spirit of free speech, a complaint echoed by Republican legislators. By the restraint, he mused that he might make his smartphone.
Musk chafed against Apple’s fees, taking between 15% and 30% of digital sales through iPhone apps.
Apple makes from Twitter if Musk follows in his plan to expand Twitter subscription revenue significantly, and those features are sold through the Twitter iPhone app.
“Did you know Apple is putting a secret 30% tax on everything you buy through the App Store?” Musk wrote in the tweet on Monday. He also tagged Cook’s Twitter account and asked what was happening with a potential suspension of the Twitter app on Monday.