Twitter, the first platform that will allow advertising cannabis products

In at least 21 states of the United States, the sale of recreational cannabis is legal, which is why the Twitter platform will open its space for the pattern of this type of product.

In this sense, the social network of magnate Elon Musk will be the first to allow cannabis companies to market their respective brands and products. However, only those companies that have all the appropriate licenses for the commercialization of this product will be able to advertise.

In the same way, they have to go through an entire approval process, which takes into account the jurisdictions that license them to operate. This new space cannot be aimed at people under 21 years of age.

Twitter will be the first platform to allow cannabis advertising. – Photo: PA

For her part, Kate Lynch, representative of the largest company that operates in the United States, said the following: “This change speaks to the growing acceptance of cannabis as a main category of well-being, and we hope it will serve as a catalyst for other platforms of Social networks follow their example.

Several marijuana companies have accepted the new changes suggested by Twitter. According to the portal Enterthe social network only allowed advertising for topical CBD products, which are derived from hemp.

On the other hand, Twitter announced a new extension in the launch of its new application programming interface (API), which would initially close on February 9 and which will begin to be paid once its new version is implemented.

The company, for its part, acknowledged that, because “there has been immense enthusiasm for the upcoming changes” in this ‘software’, it is currently working on “Create an optimal experience for the developer community.”

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In this publication, shared through its profile for developers of the social network, Twitter has not specified the launch date of which It will be its new API, whose implementation was expected for this Monday, February 13, although he has indicated that he will share “more information in the coming days.”

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Soon Twitter will make more announcements about its news. – Photo: Getty Images

With humor, Elon Musk revealed who would be his “replacement” as the new CEO of Twitter

The magnate Elon Musk, owner of Twitter, announced that “someone else” could take over the reins of the social network by the end of 2023, which, under his direction, has gone through “roller coasters”, between controversies and technical problems.

“I imagine that probably towards the end of this year, it will be a good time to find another person to run the company”, declared from a forum in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. “I have to stabilize the organization, make sure that it is in a healthy situation and that the roadmap is clearly defined,” he added.

In his opinion, Twitter should be “in a stable situation towards the end of this year.”

Elon Musk is trying to reform Twitter to make it a social network that generates profit.
Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter. – Photo: AFP

The management of Musk, who paid some 44 million dollars for the social network in October 2022, has generated multiple controversies among users. “It has been a roller coaster,” acknowledged the billionaire. In fact, in late December 2022, Musk first announced that he planned to step down as head of the network, and that he was looking for “someone pretty crazy” to take over from him.

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It is worth remembering that since his arrival, Twitter has registered massive layoffs, the return to the platform of accounts that were prohibited and the suspension of journalists critical of the tycoon.

Through his Twitter account, Elon Musk officially presented -and with a lot of humor- who would be his replacement at the head of the popular platform.

“The new CEO of Twitter is amazing”Musk wrote. In his publication, the tycoon included a photograph of a dog in a black jacket and the “CEO” badge. The animal appears seated at an elegant desk, as if it were the head of a prestigious company.

“Much better than the other subject”Elon Musk noted in a comment. ‘Shibetoshi Nakamoto’ (@BillyM2k), a popular Twitter user with more than two million followers, replied: “I think he was the only one crazy enough to take the job”.

So far, Musk’s trill has accumulated more than 720,000 ‘Likes’ and 53,000 ‘Retweets’.

*With information from Europa Press.

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