Apple has removed all 181 apps that relate to vaping products or vaping culture in any way from the App Store. This comes after the latest slew of health concerns regarding the vape, with 42 deaths confirmed as a result of the vapour being inhaled from these products. Apple has decided to take a stand, as has Twitter with regards to political ads. Flying directly in the face of what competitors like Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram are doing, Twitter has officially banned all political ads on its platform.
In this week’s Tech Tuesday segment on Smile 90.4FM we chat about the social media giants’ latest involvement, or lack thereof, in the politics around public health and political ads. Listen down below.