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Troll Uses Promoted Tweets To Harass Transgender Users

In a significant setback to its anti-bullying efforts, Twitter let a troll use promoted tweets to insert abuse targeting transgender people into their feeds. “The troll account, pretending to be that of Australian activist and feminist campaigner Caitlin Roper, posted abuse and graphic images and promoted a tweet using Twitter’s paid-for native advertising service which called for trans people to kill themselves,” The Guardian reports.

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