Twitter says it's shut down more than 125-thousand accounts since the middle of 2015 for promoting terrorist acts. In a blog post today, the company said most of the closed accounts were tied to ISIS and Syria.
Twitter only takes down accounts that are reported by other users then looks for ones that are similar. The company said it has increased the size of teams monitoring the reports which has led to more suspensions. ISIS has relied heavily on Twitter and other social media sites to recruit fighters worldwide. Twitter updated its policies last month to specifically ban "hateful conduct."
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