This file photo taken on September 11, 2013 shows the logo of social networking website 'Twitter' displayed on a computer screen in London. / AFP / LEON NEAL
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Twitter Thursday announced that it has cut off 235,000 more accounts for violating its policies regarding promotion of "terrorism" at the global one-to-many messaging service.The latest account suspensions came since February, when Twitter announced that it had neutralized 125,000 accounts for violating rules against violent threats and promotion of extremist violence.Twitter said that it is getting quicker at identifying extremist content and shutting down accounts involved, resulting in dramatic decreases in the number of followers attracted while they are active.Moves have been made to make it tougher for people behind suspended accounts to immediately return to Twitter, and teams reviewing reports of suspected terror content have been expanded. The suit accused Twitter of providing "material support" by letting accounts spread the message of the extremist group.
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