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Twitter offers new, though limited, evidence that it's driving terrorists away

Twitter offers new, though limited, evidence that it's driving terrorists away

Twitter Inc. announced Friday that it had deleted 125,000 terrorist-related accounts in the last seven months.

The moves comes after months of criticism from President Obama and others who complained that social media companies weren't doing enough to stifle extremist discussion online.

Still, Twitter was light on details about the deleted accounts and how the process works. It said only that more workers were reviewing accounts, leading to increased and faster deletions.

The San Francisco company didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. 

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