Social media bringing antisemitic ideas to new generation, report says | Social media- Tempemail

A new generation of users of “younger” social media platforms such as TikTok are being introduced to antisemitic ideas they would be unlikely to encounter elsewhere, warns a report. The research comes amid warnings that those drawn into conspiracy theories around Covid-19 are at risk of adopting antisemitic views. It Continue Reading

Google criticised for failing to remove antisemitic Auschwitz reviews | Google

Google has said it “must do better” at removing what campaigners called “sickening” and “grotesque” antisemitic content following an investigation by the Guardian. More than 150 antisemitic comments were discovered on the Google Maps site for the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, where the Nazis killed 1.1 million people, the overwhelming majority Continue Reading

Labour to investigate complaints of antisemitic messages after EHRC report | Politics- Tempemail

Labour officials are poised to investigate complaints about antisemitic messages on social media after campaign groups reported an apparent increase in the use of suspicious terms after the publication of a damning report on the issue. The expected crackdown prompted concerns from allies of Jeremy Corbyn, who was suspended from Continue Reading

Facebook and Instagram ban antisemitic conspiracy theories and blackface | Facebook

Conspiracy theories about Jewish people “controlling the world” are to be explicitly banned from Facebook and Instagram for the first time, after the company announced an update to its content policies on Tuesday. The ban on “certain kinds of implicit hate speech” would also include content depicting blackface, Facebook’s vice-president Continue Reading

Rita Ora and Labrinth join music’s protest after Wiley’s antisemitic rant | Music industry- Tempemail

Many top names in rap, folk, rock and pop music, from Rita Ora and Labrinth to James Blunt and the 1975, joined this weekend to take an unprecedented stand against racism. In the wake of the antisemitic outburst that led to the Grime artist Wiley’s ban from Twitter last week, Continue Reading

Wiley’s Facebook and Instagram accounts deactivated after antisemitic remarks | Wiley- Tempemail

Facebook has announced that it has deactivated Wiley’s Facebook and Instagram accounts, after the grime MC posted a series of antisemitic comments on his social media accounts. “There is no place for hate speech on Facebook and Instagram,” a company spokesperson said. “After initially placing Wiley’s accounts in a seven Continue Reading

Lily Allen deletes video saying she’s ‘worried’ about Wiley after grime artist’s antisemitic posts- Tempemail

Lily Allen appears to have deleted an Instagram video in which she says she feels “sad” seeing the row over Wiley’s antisemitic rants on social media. The Metropolitan Police said yesterday (25 July) that they are investigating the posts from Wiley’s Twitter and Instagram accounts. He was also dropped by Continue Reading