Twitter faces backlash for suspending @Instapundit Glenn Reynolds

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Twitter inspired backlash from thousands of users following the network’s decision to suspend the account @Instapundit, which belongs to University of Texas professor of law Glenn Reynolds. 

That suspension came after a tweet, sent Wednesday evening, that said “Run them down,” with a quoted tweet from @WBTVNews about the protest in Charlotte over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police officer Brentley Vinson. 

The decision inspired conversation around how Twitter defines and reacts to threats on its network. Twitter has long been scrutinized for its apparent inability to effectively address abuse.  Read more…

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