Apple Executive Phil Schiller Deactivates Twitter Account

Apple's Phil Schiller, responsible for Apple events and the App Store, has deactivated his Twitter account following recent developments on the platform.

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Schiller often used his account to promote new Apple products, services, software, and initiatives and interact with customers. As noted on Twitter by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, however, Schiller's account no longer exists. The account had over 200,000 followers and was created in November 2008 according to a web archive of the account dated November 4.

Yesterday, Twitter CEO Elon Musk announced that former President Trump's account would be reinstated on the platform following its suspension in January 2021. In a recent interview, Apple's CEO Tim Cook commented about the future of Twitter and the social media platform's relationship with Apple. During the interview, Cook said he remained hopeful Twitter would uphold its moderation standard under the new leadership.

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Top Rated Comments

Kylo83 Avatar
2 weeks ago
Goodbye all these people leaving Twitter are annoying, they had no issues with leader of Iran on there before, Twitter is a better place now
Score: 131 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ralpa Avatar
2 weeks ago
Good job, I did the same thing
Score: 128 Votes (Like | Disagree)
russell_314 Avatar
2 weeks ago
I love the meltdown that’s going on with a certain political group. It’s awesome! ?
Score: 126 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
2 weeks ago
Many will realize life can still be productive and have meaning without Twitter and the like.
Score: 118 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mac Fly (film) Avatar
2 weeks ago
I don't like Trump, but I like censorship less. Shine a light on everything.
Score: 109 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr. Skeleton Avatar
2 weeks ago
Funny how one side a year ago was leaving Twitter because they COULDN’T have a discussion.


Now one side is leaving because there IS a discussion.
Score: 104 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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