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Twitter reinstates Canary Mission account after appeal by its supporters
“After 2 weeks of being locked, and after 3 rejected appeals, we just received an email from Twitter stating: ‘After further review, we have unsuspended your account as it does not appear to be in violation of the Twitter Rules,’ ” Canary Mission told JNS.
Meet ‘Joe,’ bringing objectivity to Mideast reporting in 280 characters or less
Enter Joseph Truzman, known on Twitter simply as “Joe.” What began as a hobby of tracking and documenting various Palestinian militant groups in Gaza has become the “go to” source for objective coverage of ongoing clashes in the enclave.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Social media and the hate-speech slippery slope
Banning hatemongers and Holocaust-deniers seems like a no-brainer for Facebook. But do we really want big tech to be the arbiters of free speech?
After anti-Semitic tirade, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan loses Twitter verification
The little blue check-mark badge was removed after a video from Farrakhan’s three-hour May 27 sermon blamed Jews for advocating “Satanic” same-sex marriage, imposing undue influence on former U.S. President Barack Obama and using sex to get parts in Hollywood films.
ADL report finds 4.2 million anti-Semitic tweets in 2017
The report evaluated the tweet based on subjects ranging from Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic slurs to positive references to anti-Semitic figures, books and podcasts.
Twitter shares plummet after threat of lawsuit by Israel
Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has accused it of providing a channel for terror organizations to promote terror and incite violence.