Twitter Apologizes for Blocking Newspaper’s URLs

By: Andrew Beaujon | Poynter

Twitter’s Andrew Fitzgerald apologized Monday to Philadelphia City Paper reporter Daniel Denvir for an episode last week when Twitter wasn’t allowing users to access the paper’s stories through tweeted URLs, Denvir told Poynter in a phone call.
Denvir said Fitzgerald told him the outage was a mistake resulting from a false positive picked up by Twitter’s team that combats spam.


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