11 April 2016 - 3 Nisan 5776 - ג' ניסן ה' אלפים תשע"ו
Twitter suspends accounts for terror threats, mostly ISIS-related E-mail

Twitter said in February that it has suspended over 125,000 accounts “for threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS”.

“We condemn the use of Twitter to promote terrorism and the Twitter Rules make it clear that this type of behaviour, or any violent threat, is not permitted on our service,” the social networking service reported on its blog.

Twitter said it has increased the size of the team that reviews reports of abuse, and that has reduced response time to such abuse on the app. It also said that it was partnering with organisations working to counter extremist content online.

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