Twitter suspends over 125,000 accounts for 'promoting terrorist acts'

New ISIS Child Executioner
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(Reuters) - Twitter Inc. said it had suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for "threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS."

The microblogging service provider said in a blog on Friday that it had increased the size of the teams that review reports of such activity, reducing the response time significantly. (

The company said it was seeing results, including an increase in account suspensions and "this type of activity" shifting away from Twitter.

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(Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)

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