After Knesset fiasco, Twitter still refuses to remove Iran leader’s account

Twitter is refusing to take down the account of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s account on the social media platform, even though he posts tweets calling for the genocide of Israel and the Jewish people, and even after the company was called out for its double standard over how it decides who violates its guidelines. Read more

Twitter permanently bans David Duke

August 1, 2020 by  
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Twitter announced yesterday that it has permanently banned white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke for “repeated violations of the Twitter Rules on hateful conduct.” Read more

Knesset makes effort to confront anti-Israel, anti-Jewish posts, hate speech online

August 1, 2020 by  
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Once heralded for bringing people together as a new form of digital communication, social-media companies have come under greater scrutiny in recent years for the spread of disinformation and extremism on their platforms. Read more

Who checks Twitter’s Trump fact-checkers?

Many cheered this week when they saw that Twitter had added a warning label to two of President Donald Trump’s tweets. Read more

U.S.lawmakers accuse Twitter of allowing content from Hamas and Hezbollah, violating law

October 25, 2019 by  
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A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has accused Twitter of violating U.S. law in allowing content from U.S.-designated terrorist groups, including Hezbollah and Hamas, to appear on its site. Read more

Frydenberg accepts Twitter apology

June 30, 2015 by  
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Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has accepted an apology made by Brisbane financial adviser James Howarth following a series of anti-Semitic tweets criticising the politician for  his position in planned changes to upfront commissions paid to financial planners. Read more

Another obscene Israel analogy…writes Ben Cohen/JNS.org

October 3, 2014 by  
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For several decades now, Israel’s enemies have actively and willfully defamed the Jewish state by comparing its actions to the atrocities committed by the worst villains in recent history. Read more