Twitter suspends 100k accounts for creating new ones after suspension


FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had suspended 100,000 accounts for creating new accounts after a suspension during January-March period, a 45 percent increase from last year.

“Previously, we only reviewed potentially abusive Tweets if they were reported to us. We know that’s not acceptable, so earlier this year we made it a priority to take a proactive approach to abuse in addition to relying on people’s reports,” the social media company said in a blog here post.

Twitter also said three times more abusive accounts were suspended within 24 hours after a report compared with the same time last year.

Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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