Twitter has refused to pay its Google Cloud payments as its contract comes up for renewal this month, which may consequence within the social media firm’s belief and security groups being crippled, Platformer reported on Saturday.
Earlier than Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media platform final yr, Twitter signed a multi-year contract with Google associated to preventing spam and defending accounts, amongst different issues, the report mentioned.
The Platformer report didn’t give particulars on how the battle between the businesses may hinder Twitter’s belief and security groups. The Info mentioned Twitter has been attempting to renegotiate its contract with Google since not less than March.
Twitter hosts some providers on its server and homes others on the cloud platforms of Amazon and Google, Platformer mentioned.
In March, Amazon warned Twitter that it could withhold promoting funds due to the corporate’s excellent payments to Amazon Net Providers for cloud computing providers, in keeping with the Info.
Since Musk’s acquisition, Twitter has minimize prices dramatically and laid off hundreds of workers. Musk ordered the corporate to chop infrastructure prices, equivalent to spending on cloud providers, by $1 billion, a supply had instructed Reuters in November.
Twitter didn’t instantly reply to an e mail inquiry whereas Google didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.