Twitter is an online news and social networking service. Its users post and interact with messages, "tweets," up to 140 characters in length.
Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, United States. It was created in 2006 and now has well over 300 million monthly active users. DW has various twitter accounts such as @DWnews Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Twitter.
Author and comedian Shahak Shapira reported over 300 tweets for hateful and racist content. After none of the tweets were deleted, Shapira wanted to make sure that Twitter employees couldn't help but notice them.