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Twitter's ISIS Problem Bigger Than Anyone Imagined

Albeit a small share of its 288 million active users around the world, Twitter has a big ISIS problem. In fact, a minimum of 46,000 Twitter accounts operate on behalf of the Islamic State, The New York Times reports, citing new research from the Brookings Institution and Google Ideas. “The release of the study came as Twitter … has moved more aggressively to suspend accounts linked to the Islamic State,” NYT notes.

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  1. Donald Nosek from Digital.Strategy.Sales.Marketing, March 6, 2015 at 1:36 p.m.

    With the addition of private Group DMs to Twitter this could become even more of a problem, if Twitter doesn't start actively removing accounts.

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