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SOUTHFIELD (CBS Detroit) – Twitter has reportedly suspended accounts showing the beheading of journalist James Foley.

In a story posted on Mashable, the social media network began suspending accounts that posted images shortly they began to spread in Tweets.

A number of the sites suspended were those connected to the Islamic State, the group who is claiming responsibility for the murder, according to the article.// // <![CDATA[
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Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, sent out a tweet announcing the decision: 

While the accounts of those connected to the group are being suspended, those from media outlets which posted images just before the execution are have not been affected because those photos are less gruesome, according to the article.

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