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Twitter Explains the Reason Rose McGowan's Account Was Suspended

Twitter Explains the Reason Rose McGowan's Account Was Suspended

Celebrities and fans have been furious that Rose McGowan‘s Twitter account was suspended this week after she’s been speaking in support of victims of sexual violence.

Now, Twitter is offering an explanation why after the backlash.

“We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan’s team. We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her Tweets included a private phone number, which violates of our Terms of Service. The Tweet was removed and her account has been unlocked. We will be clearer about these policies and decisions in the future,” Twitter said in a statement.

The rep continued, “Twitter is proud to empower and support the voices on our platform, especially those that speak truth to power. We stand with the brave women and men who use Twitter to share their stories, and will work hard every day to improve our processes to protect those voices.”

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  • Cool Boots

    They could have just removed the tweet and sent her an email and been done with it.

  • meme

    it’s freaking twitter…who gives a shit? all these idiots on twitter need to find something better to do. twitter seems to be the place to gripe, complain and/or vent your hatred for someone/thing.

  • meme

    Well, they didn’t. BFD. Jeesus, people getting all worked up over fucking Twitter. Get a life

  • Adeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    I reported a pedo account on Twitter last month and its still there. I didn’t know Twitter was so strict about their policies 😒

  • ToddBetzold

    I think that happens on all social media.

  • meme

    that’s why I’m not on it.

  • calafeast

    Maybe they did, but she simply ignored it.
    She is pretty guns blazing and comes off as disturbed. Not that she is lying about Harvey – I believe everything she says about him and Ben etc. But she is relentless and will know no boundaries on SM.

  • Cool Boots

    You have a point that could have happened.

  • Stone Gossardish

    Twitter is not the US Government. It’s a private business. People need to be careful to keep from treating it like it’s an arm of the Government, it’s not.

  • Ferd💪

    You do realize this is just another form of social media here…no???