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Twitter Intensifies Effort To Shut Down Accounts Linked To Terrorism

Twitter has shuttered 235,000 accounts linked to terrorism in the last six months, the company said Thursday. "Daily suspensions are up over 80 percent since last year, with spikes in suspensions immediately following terrorist attacks," the company writes. Our response time for suspending reported accounts, the amount of time these accounts are on Twitter, and the number of followers they accumulate have all decreased dramatically."

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