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Twitter removes over 170,000 accounts linked to Chinese propaganda

Foreign ministry says company should instead purge accounts 'smearing' country

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Twitter announced Thursday that it had removed over 173,000 accounts from China that were spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues, including politics in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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