Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month2 min read . Updated: 16 Mar 2021, 11:15 PM IST
- Russian watchdog said Twitter has failed to remove more than 3,000 posts with banned content, including more than 2,500 posts encouraging suicide among minors
- The platform responded by emphasizing its policy of zero tolerance for child sexual exploitation, promotion of suicide and drug sales
Russian authorities said Tuesday they would block Twitter in a month if it doesn't take steps to remove banned content, a move that escalates the Russian government's drawn-out standoff with social media platforms that have played a major role in amplifying dissent in Russia.
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