Twitter has suspended the accounts of the two leaders of a British extreme right-wing group shortly after the revision of the regulation on hate speech.
Paul Golding, Britain First leader, Jayda Fransen, deputy, can’t tweet and his last messages no longer appear.
The organization of the official Twitter page has suffered the same fate.
It seems that three of Ms Fransen messages that the President of Triumph retweeted have gone out of their food as a result.
The messages had anti-Muslim video and it turned out to be very controversial when the American leader shared in November.
The british Prime Minister, Theresa May spokesman said there had been “a mistake for the president to have done this”.
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Ms Fransen and Mr. Golding were arrested earlier this week, separate of behaviors related to Northern Ireland.Restricted swastikas
Twitter announced in October that it planned to take a tougher stance against the hatred of those symbols, as well as recorded messages that glorified or tolerated violence.
Now it has been said that those who express an affiliation with groups that use or celebrate violence to achieve their objectives will be permanently suspended.
Hate the pictures – such as the swastika can still be published, but it is initially hidden behind a “sensitive” media of warning, visitors should be disabled to continue. However, such content will not be allowed in a person’s profile page.
Those who are outstanding examples you be asked to remove them. Repeat violators will be banned.
The company said the move would “reduce the amount of abusive behavior and hateful behavior” in the network.
“If an account’s profile information includes a violent threat or multiple insults, epithets, racist or sexist tropes, cause fear, or reducing someone to less than human, will be suspended permanently,” he explained.
“We intend to develop internal tools to help us identify violating accounts to supplement the reports of user.”
Twitter has promised a more robust system to appeal against decisions, but said that was still in development.US bans
The company is not commenting on the action taking against the individual accounts, citing “privacy and security”.
That has left the others to play detective and report that more has been suspended. Many are using the hashtag #twitterpurge to do so.
US accounts seem to have been left out of the new rules include:
Jared Taylor, the head of American Renaissance, a website which champions “racial difference”
Michael Hill and Hunter Wallace – leader of public relations and director, respectively, of the League of the South, which is described as a “hate group” by civil rights campaigners in the Southern poverty Law Center
the American Nazi Party, who had tweeted that it was “inevitable that we are going to be banned” on the weekend
the Traditionalist Party of the Workers, a group of white supremacist
End time Paradigm, an account specialized in anti-Semitic content
Several other members of the call alt-right twitter that fans should sign up to Gab.ai – a social network that pitches itself as a freedom of expression alternative to Twitter – if they are also suspended.
The generation of Identity, a pan-European nationalist group that opened a British branch last month, has also had its uk and Ireland Twitter has suspended the account.