Twitter censors user account for the first time


Twitter announced this week that it will censor a user account for the first time. The account belonging to the neo-Nazi group Besseres Hannover in Germany under the handle @hannoverticker, will no longer be visible to Twitter users living in Germany, following a request by the German government. According to The Verge, Besseres Hannover (“Better Hanover”), is suspected of operating what German police describe as a “criminal association.” The group has been linked to violent threats against immigrants, as well as the distribution of racist materials in schools, according to the Financial Times. Read the full story at Global Post.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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