Censorship? Graphic Images Could Suspend Your Twitter Account

In The Young Turks on YouTube by Hlarson0 Comments


“Hours after a video purportedly showing the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley started circulating online, Twitter announced Wednesday that it is “actively” suspending accounts that share the gory images.

As journalists and others rushed to self-censor and stop the spread of the graphic imagery, Twitter was ramping up its effort to avoid becoming an indirect propaganda channel for the group claiming responsibility for Foley’s murder, the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIL or ISIS.)” *

Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) and Ana Kasparian (http://www.twitter.com/AnaKasparian) discuss.

*Read more here from http://mashable.com/2014/08/20/twitter-suspends-accounts-james-foley-beheading-execution/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly

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