Twitter (TWTR) - Get Report announced today that is has suspended more than half a million accounts since the middle of 2015 to tackle "violent extremism" on the platform.

Twitter terminated a total of 376,890 accounts in the last six months of 2016 alone, the company said in its latest transparency report.

Furthermore, it had started taking legal requests to remove content posted by verified journalists and media outlets but has not taken any action on the majority of those requests.