Twitter Purges Dozens Of “Alt-Right” Accounts
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 16, 2016 9:38 AM
In a move dubbed as “corporate Stalinism” by one of those impacted, overnight Twitter again suspended dozens of accounts associated with the alt-right movement, the same day the social media service said it would crack down on hate speech.
Among those suspended was Richard Spencer, who runs an alt-right think tank and had a verified account on Twitter.
According to USA Today, Twitter on Tuesday removed Spencer’s account, @RichardBSpencer, that of his think tank, the National Policy Institute @npiamerica, and his online magazine @radixjournal.
Twitter has suspended alt-right accounts in the past but never so many at once. In one of the highest-profile bans, Twitter removed the account of Milo Yiannopoulos, an outspoken editor at Breitbart in July.
BREAKING: Latest Media List of “Fake” News Websites Includes: Breitbart, Infowars, Zerohedge, Twitchy, The Blaze
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Internet giants proposed new regulations to crack down on content this week.
This comes one week after Hillary Clinton suffered a stunning loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
Google, Facebook and Twitter announced changes this week.
Both Facebook and Google have announced that they are curbing the searchability of phony news across their platforms.
Google said they would stop fake and misleading websites from utilizing the company’s ad-selling software, stopping their revenue.
Twitter also announced Tuesday that it would update its “mute” function for users to hide content they do not want to see.
Now we have a rough idea who they are going to target…
A far left Massachusetts professor has compiled a list of “fake and misleading” news websites.
From his report—