UK network bans Twitter

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TalksportTwitter has been banned from being mentioned on broadcasts by Britain’s TalkSport network in protest at the social network’s lack of response over abusive messages sent to its top talent Stan Collymore. Collymore had called on Twitter to take immediate action against users sending him death threats and racist epithets after he suggested Liverpool Soccer forward Luis Suarez dived to win a penalty last weekend.

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