Twitter has suspended an account featuring images of child rape after an online campaign from Charlotte Dawson.

The former New Zealand TV personality tweeted a complaint about the account to her 52,500 followers yesterday.

Unbelievable there is an active twitter account which is posting VERY disturbing child porn images really @TwitterAU @twitter WRONG!

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She continued to urge followers to report the account in a series of subsequent tweets.

Dawson repeatedly urged a Twitter representative to contact her about the offending account and told followers she had reported the matter to the police.

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The account was suspended after Twitter reportedly received thousands of complaints.

Dawson celebrated the news in a tweet sent late last night.

Finally after hours @twitter @TwitterAU from thousands of reports the child porn/rape account has been 'suspended' thank you x #peoplepower

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However, she is continuing to blast Twitter for failing to get in touch with her and leaving the account up for several hours after she drew attention to it.

- nzherald.co.nz