Twitter has disabled several user accounts after the circulation of indecent images of children, their details will now be sent to the US National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.
The micro-blogging site's policy is as follows:
We do not tolerate child sexual exploitation on Twitter.
When we are made aware of links to images of or content promoting child sexual exploitation they will be removed from the site without further notice and reported to The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children ("NCMEC"); we permanently suspend accounts promoting or containing updates with links to child sexual exploitation.
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