Twitter begins purge of far-right accounts as new hate speech rules take effect

December 18, 2017

Twitter began enforcing new rules to combat hateful and abusive content Monday and a number of well-known far-right organizations and users were suspended.

The changes announced last month broaden Twitter’s “hateful conduct policy” to permanently suspend any account—covering usernames, profile bios and display names—that displays “violent threats, multiple slurs, epithets, racist or sexist tropes, incites fear or reduces someone to less than human.”

Read more at: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/18/twitter-begins-purge-far-right-accounts-as-new-hate-speech-rules-take-effect.html



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