CHRISTIAN POST: Duck Dynasty Link to 'IStandWithPhil.Com' on Twitter Restored; Social Network Offers Apology for Flagging Link as 'Spam'
“Twitter has restored the link to the pro-Phil Robertson site "IStandWithPhil.com" and apologized for it being blocked from the site, explaining that it had been flagged as "spam." The u-turn comes after Twitter faced a quick and strong backlash from users who found they were not able to access the website through links posted on Twitter.Read more
“For a brief time on Monday, Twitter made it very clear that they don’t stand with Phil Robertson.
The social networking site blocked tweets that included the pro-Robertson petition site, IStandWithPhil.com.Read more
“Twitter users who tried to link to “IStandWithPhil.com” on Monday received a message saying, “Oops! A URL in your Tweet appears to link to a page that has spammy or unsafe content.”
The site is home to a petition supporting Robertson that has already received more than 211,000 signatures. He was suspended by A&E after making derogatory remarks about homosexuality during an interview with GQ magazine.Read more
Update: A Twitter spokesperson responded late Monday to TheDCNF’s request for comment, saying, “The URL IStandWithPhil.com was mistakenly flagged as spam tonight, by an outside organization that tracks spam sources. We have restored access and apologize for the error.”Read more