Twitter Shuts Down 125,000 Accounts for Promoting Terrorism

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Twitter Fights Online Terrorism, 125K Accounts Suspended

Twitter Inc. said it suspended more than 125,000 accounts since the middle of last year for promoting or threatening terrorism, marking its progress after several meetings with high-level government officials about the spread of influence from the Islamic State.

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