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Twitter users who post graphic images of the now viral, and absolutely gruesome, beheading of US journalist James Foley will be suspended, the organisation’s CEO announced in a tweet.
The Islamic State released a video entitled “A message to America” appearing to show the execution of the 40-year-old will be swiftly removed from any twitter feed and account will subsequently be suspended.
We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery. Thank you https://t.co/jaYQBKVbBF
— dick costolo (@dickc) August 20, 2014
Dick Costolo said Twitter had already suspended accounts showing the images.