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Twitter allowed ads targeting neo-Nazis, other hate groups


Twitter's ad tool reportedly allowed advertisers to target users interested in neo-Nazis and other hate groups.

Twitter, under mounting criticism it's not doing enough to purge its platform of hate speech, is apologizing for an apparent gap in its rules that allowed advertisements to target neo-Nazis and other hate groups on the platform.

Twitter already has a policy that bars hateful conduct, including promoting violence or directly attacking people based on race, religion, sexual orientation and other characteristics. But the BBC reported Wednesday it discovered a flaw in the platform that made it possible for ads to be ...


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