Twitter Deleted 10,000 Accounts Which Discouraged Voting in November 6 Elections

Twitter removed more than 10,000 automated accounts from their social network because they were spreading messages designed to discourage Twitter users to vote in the November 6 U.S. elections, as reported by Reuters.

Furthermore, the incriminating tweets appeared to originate from the Democratic Party after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) started flagging them for removal.

The 10,000+ Twitter accounts were removed starting late September with the last one being disable somewhere in early October after they were flagged for misleading behavior.

Although the number of deleted accounts might seem quite significant, according to Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey,... (read more)

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