Twitter to Block Links Promoting Hate Speech and Violence The social media platform announced the updated policy on Tuesday.
While Twitter policies already ban hateful and violent tweets, linked content had not specifically been targeted.
The current loophole allows content that violates Twitter's rules to be posted indirectly.
Twitter, via statement Twitter, via statement The new rules go into effect Thursday, July 30.
They could lead to the suspension of accounts that share links which violate the guidelines.