Twitter suspended 360,000 accounts for 'promotion of terrorism'

August 18, 2016 4:41 PM

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(Reuters) - Twitter Inc has shut down 360,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts since the middle of 2015, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

The microblogging platform has previously come under fire from Washington and third-party groups for not doing enough to stop accounts linked to Islamic State militants.

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