Robin Williams' Daughter Twitter Harassment Causes Company To Review Policies

After the death of Robin Williams, his daughter Zelda received a few harassing tweets causing the social media company to rethink their policies reports CNN.com.

"We will not tolerate abuse of this nature on Twitter," Del Harvey, Twitter's vice president of trust and safety, said in a statement, according to the CNN article.

"We have suspended a number of accounts related to this issue for violating our rules and we are in the process of evaluating how we can further improve our policies to better handle tragic situations like this one."

Celebrities face countless amount of harassment on social media sites across the board, as Selena Gomez also faced harassment via Instagram late last month.

"Zelda Williams abandoned her Twitter and Instagram accounts Tuesday after saying at least two people were sending her Photoshopped images of her father's dead body and other disturbing messages -- some blaming her for father's death," said the CNN article.

Williams has since then asked Twitter fans to report any abusive tweets that they saw according to CNN. Robin Williams was found dead at his California home on Monday, after an apparent suicide by asphyxiation.

Williams had been suffering from depression and also managed spent time in rehab.