Studies Find Rise In Anti-Semitic Activity On Twitter, Instagram


Two separate studies found a notable increase in anti-Semitic images and other posts on Twitter and Instagram over the past year, despite content policies on both platforms supposedly banning hateful content against minority groups.

A study released Friday by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an organization that tracks anti-Jewish sentiment, reported the existence of “online propaganda offensives” containing anti-Semitic content designed to intimidate Jewish people and Jewish journalists ahead of the 2018 midterms.

The study also names social media platforms such as Twitter as “key facilitators” of “anti-Semitic harassment.”

Read more at The Hill.



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