Twitter Suspends Some Accounts After Abuse of 'Ghostbusters' Actor

July 20, 2016 11:18 AM

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Twitter Suspends Some Accounts After Abuse of 'Ghostbusters' Actor

Twitter said Tuesday it had moved to permanently suspend a number of user accounts for abuse and harassment after Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones on Monday drew renewed attention to the issue and announced she would quit the social media site.

Jones retweeted and shared several abusive tweets she received Monday before telling her 250,000 followers: "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart. All this cause I did a movie. You can hate the movie but the shit I got today... wrong."

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