back to article Twitter suspends 235,000 'violent extremism' accounts

Twitter has announced it has blocked a further 235,000 accounts that promoted “violent extremism.” The avian network's new report comes a week after it succesfully defended a case in which parents of a man slain by ISIS accused it of supporting terrorists. Twitter says it's increasingly using automated means to identify and …

  1. Sebastian A

    So does that cover only accounts promoting violent Islamic extremism, or also your garden-variety 2nd amendment pro-violence racists and cishet-hating militant pro-castration feminists?

  2. Anonymous Coward


    They shut down Donald Trumps Twitter account ?

    1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

      Re: so...

      Only half of it.

      1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

        Re: so...

        There are really people who do analysis of The Donald's tweets???

        Nixon's campaign starts to look pretty limp-wristed.

  3. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

    That was close!

    Not a single pig-disgusting Neocon, Israel first, "Bomb Russia", Liberventionist or Regime Change Shill account has been reported to have been damaged in the purge.

  4. This Side Up

    I wonder how many of those 235k accounts were Whack-a-Mole accounts?

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