Zuckerberg and Facebook refuse to remove postings by Palestinians calling for violence against Israelis. But it gets worse

Mark Zuckerberg: An American Jewish tragedy
by Doni Kandel
December 13, 2015

As a new wave of Palestinian terror has descended upon the people of Israel, social media continues to play a significant and growing role. According to Shurat HaDin (The Israel Law Center), a non-profit legal organization dedicated to the protection of Israel, “One of the significant characteristics of the current terror wave is the incitement on the social media networks, headed by Facebook…This incitement consists of the Facebook pages of many young Palestinians who inflame their friends to embark on terrorist attacks, provocative videos glorifying and encouraging terrorist attacks, instructions for terrorists “How to Carry out a Terrorist Attack” – all on Facebook.” Initially the Israeli Foreign Ministry reached out to Facebook, asking them to take down any posts that incite violence against innocent Israelis but Zuckerberg and Co. simply said that they have no interest in getting involved in content posted on their site, as they are simply the bulletin board, not the authors of the bulletins and that they have no way of monitoring the content posted. Therefore, in October Shurat HaDin filed a lawsuit against Facebook. READ MORE

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