Twitter Removes About 130 Accounts for Trying to Interfere With Debate Conversation

They originated in Iran, and the FBI provided the social network with intelligence

A sample tweet from one of the accounts that was removed Twitter

Twitter removed roughly 130 accounts that appeared to originate in Iran for attempting to disrupt the public conversation during the first presidential candidates’ debate Tuesday night.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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