End of threats on Twitter. The company will block accounts extremists

Social network twitter materialized rules blocking and deletion of accounts whose users promote violence or threaten violence to specific groups. Concretization of rules disturbance bills include a ban on “promoting violence and direct attacks or threats against other people based on race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, disability or illness,” says the company. The new rules do not mention the Islamist movement Islamic State nor any other group. Twitter has generally prohibits threats of violence, or promote violence toward others.

Company Communication responds to the growing demands of politicians and others, who point out that Islamist extremists use twitter and other social networks to their propaganda and recruitment of new members.

“As always, we welcome and encourage diverse opinions and beliefs, but we will continue to take action against accounts that exceed the threshold of abuse,” said Representative twitter blog firms Megan Cristinová.

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