Facebook bans posts denying and distorting the Holocaust

October 13, 2020 by  
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Facebook announced on Monday that it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust. Read more

New initiative helps tackle antisemitic content on entertainment platforms

October 9, 2020 by  
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In this time of social distancing and sheltering in place, people all over the world are spending more time on streaming sites than ever before. Read more

After Zoom de-platforms Leila Khaled event, Facebook and YouTube follow suit

September 24, 2020 by  
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After being de-platformed by the video-conferencing platform Zoom, Facebook and YouTube appeared to follow suit and remove an event on Wednesday being promoted and live-streamed, respectively, on their platform. Read more

Survivors launch online campaign to ban Holocaust denial from Facebook

July 31, 2020 by  
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A group of Holocaust survivors has launched a campaign calling on Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg to take immediate action to remove Holocaust denial from the social media site. Read more

$30 worth of hate: “Hitler should have gassed you Jewish scum”

July 29, 2020 by  
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A Sydney rabbi received a torrent of antisemitic messages attempting to conclude a deal on Facebook marketplace. Read more

Facebook removes Trump campaign ads, including one with Nazi prisoner symbol

June 22, 2020 by  
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Facebook removed Trump campaign ads on Thursday that targeted the far-left Antifa movement, including one with a downward-pointing red triangle that apparently resembled a Nazi designation symbol for political prisoners in concentration camps. Read more

Facebook names ex-member of Muslim Brotherhood-linked party to new board

May 15, 2020 by  
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Among the first 20 members Facebook announced last week to its new and independent oversight board is Peace Prize Nobel laureate Tawakkol Karman, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood-linked Al Islah Party in Yemen. Read more

Facebook plans external board to decide on questionable spots on its site

February 25, 2019 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s co-CEO Peter Wertheim travelled to Singapore to participate in a two-day consultation on the establishment of an independent External Oversight Board proposed to empower to make final decisions about contested content appearing on Facebook. Read more

Is Facebook kosher?…ask the rabbi

July 30, 2018 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this and other questions… Read more

International legal group works to remove Holocaust-denial content on Facebook

July 26, 2018 by  
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The Lawfare Project filed take-down notices this week against Facebook posts denying the Holocaust and containing antisemitic material, successfully leading to several posts being removed or blocked by Facebook in a number of countries. Read more

Ponim Book

October 16, 2013 by  
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Facebook has established its first research and development unit outside of the United States…in Israel, personally welcomed by President and Facebook user Shimon Peres. Read more

Facebook faces online hate protest

October 15, 2013 by  
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The Melbourne-based Online Hate Prevention Institute has played an integral role in a protest by more than 75 people at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park Calfornia over the issue of antisemitism and Holocaust denial on the social media platform. Read more