Twitter Bans ‘Dehumanizing Language’ Against Religions

NewsBusters | 7/10/2019 | Staff
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Twitter has not only blocked the Rev. Louis Farrakhan from posting temporarily, it has also added more rules to its hate speech policies.

The social media company announced a new update in a July 9 blog post that banned “dehumanizing language” against others “on the basis of religion.” Twitter gave examples of what kind of tweets would be removed, and stated that accounts caught posting those kinds of tweets would be suspended.

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Accounts caught with tweets that break the rules but were posted before the rules were implemented would not be suspended. However, the offending tweets would be deleted from the platform.

One of the examples listed as an offense against this new rule was, “We need to exterminate...
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