Twitter Restores 250 Blocked Accounts In India

New Delhi: Hours after blocking nearly 250 Twitter accounts in India for spreading hate, the microblogging website restored the accounts.

The decision to restore the accounts was taken after a meeting with the officials Ministry of Electronics and IT (MEITY), which had earlier in the day directed Twitter to block around 250 tweets and Twitter accounts, which were using offensive, inciting hashtags, which have been making fake, intimidatory and provocative tweets, Hindustan Times (HT) reported.

The interim measures was taken “to prevent an escalation of violence” in the backdrop of the farmers’ agitation.

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