Confirmed: That is the actual Apple Fellow Phil Schiller on Threads

Confirmed: That is the actual Apple Fellow Phil Schiller on Threads

Have you ever seen an account claiming to be Phil Schiller on Threads? 9to5Mac has confirmed that the account belongs to the precise Apple Fellow himself.

Me, a day in the past, quipping about Schiller becoming a member of Threads after Apple introduced extra model accounts to the service:

The true “second” for Threads, for my part, could be Apple veteran Phil Schiller becoming a member of the platform.

The best Apple senior vp of promoting ever, additionally for my part, famously deleted his Instagram account when the iPhone-only app killed off some nice filters to accommodate Android telephones. Threads requires an Instagram account.

Schiller additionally nuked his Twitter account when every thing began going south there, however he resurfaced on-line with a brand new Mastodon account.

Seems Schiller was already forward of me. I’ve since realized a few Threads account with username PhilSchiller007 claiming to be Apple Fellow Phil Schiller.

You possibly can by no means ensure today – with out or with out verification badges – so I requested an individual acquainted with the matter. The supply confirmed that the Threads account does certainly belong to Schiller. Okay, I emailed Schiller. He mentioned it’s him. Who says old style journalism is lifeless?

Apropos of nothing, Pulitzer Prize submissions open in December.


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