After Elon Musk successfully finalized his buyout of the social media business, General Motors Co. said late Friday that it had temporarily stopped paying for advertising on Twitter.
The biggest carmaker in the US said that “interacting with Twitter to learn about the platform’s future under their new ownership. We have temporarily halted our sponsored advertising, as is customary when a big shift in a media platform occurs.”
Tesla Inc., a competitor of GM, is likewise led by Musk.
“Customer care exchanges on Twitter will continue,” GM said.