Monday, October 16, 2017

Twitter Blocks picture of murder victim and bans murderer

Twitter bites back: Mosquito killer banned for posting bloody death pic

Twitter bites back: Mosquito killer banned for posting bloody death pic
A man was banned from Twitter for posting the bloody corpse of one of his victims… a mosquito.
Twitter permanently deactivated the Japanese man’s Twitter account after he tweeted about a mosquito he killed, complete with a photo of the dead insect.
The man wrote from his Nemuismywife account: "Where do you get off biting me all over while I'm just trying to relax and watch TV? Die! (Actually you're already dead)."
Before long, the man received a notification from Twitter to say his account had been frozen and couldn’t be activated.
“Your account has been frozen because it was used to send messages containing threats,” the notification read, SoraNews24 reports“Tweets containing threats are not allowed under our terms of service. This account cannot be reactivated.”
The man then set up another account, DaydreamMatcha, to vent his frustration at the decision.

"My previous account was permanently frozen after I said I killed a mosquito. Is this a violation?" he tweeted at Twitter Japan.
The tweet received over 33,000 retweets, but, unfortunately, his original account hasn’t been reactivated.
The decision to ban someone for tweeting about killing a mosquito was met with ridicule and outrage on the micro-blogging platform.
Twitter announced it had developed algorithms to detect abusive behavior in March, Wired reported. Nemuismywife’s ban may have been implemented by an algorithm set to flag certain words, such as “die.”
Twitter says that it suspends accounts that violate its rules, citing abusive tweets or behavior as an example.
“When content crosses the line into gratuitous images of death, Twitter may ask that you remove the content out of respect for the deceased,” it said. Abusive behavior, including violent threats and promoting violence can also get you suspended.  
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