George Zimmerman Suspended From Twitter Over Apparent Revenge Porn Posts

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December 3, 2015 5:26 p.m.
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George Zimmerman’s Twitter account was suspended Thursday after he tweeted photographs of a topless woman he said was an ex along with what appeared to be her contact information.

Zimmerman wrote in one tweet that the woman pictured, who he called “Heather,” cheated on him “with a dirty Muslim.” The tweet included a phone number and the photograph showed her from the chest up. That tweet was captured by The Daily Dot:

Zimmerman tweeted another naked photograph of the woman and accused her of stealing, according to The Daily Dot. That tweet included a Yahoo email address.

By mid-afternoon on Thursday, his account was suspended. Here’s the error message displayed when trying to view Zimmerman’s tweets:

Twitter policy prevents users from circulating images of other people without their consent and from sharing pornographic content. Those who violate Twitter’s regulations may face suspension, according to the company’s website.

The state of Florida, where Zimmerman lived, also passed legislation this summer that made it illegal to post “revenge porn” online. The law went into effect Oct. 1 and violating it is punishable by up to a year in jail, Reuters reported.

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