Following Facebook, Twitter also bans posts denying the Holocaust

Twitter changed the operation of its '

Twitter policy against abuse, intimidation, and discriminatory behavior ' on October 14, 2020, and Nazi Germany's genocide of Jews during World War II ( Announced to remove posts denying the Holocaust ). The move follows Facebook's October 12 ban on the Holocaust denial .

Twitter, Like Facebook, to Remove Posts Denying the Holocaust --Bloomberg

Twitter will ban Holocaust denial posts, following Facebook --The Verge

Large IT companies have long been working on banning writing and content that denies the Holocaust. In 2016, Google began modifying the algorithm that displays Holocaust denial sites in search results. Facebook has also announced a total ban on content that denies the Holocaust on October 12, 2020.

Facebook totally bans content that denies the Holocaust-GIGAZINE

Following Facebook, Twitter also changed its policy on October 14, and decided to remove posts about the Holocaust denial in the future, according to a report by economic media Bloomberg.

Although Twitter's policy does not state that denying violent events is a violation of the rules, Bloomberg interviewed a Twitter spokesperson to 'deny or deny or deny violent events, including the Holocaust. 'An attempt to underestimate' was confirmed to be deleted based on the interpretation of Twitter's policy.

Through Bloomberg, Twitter issued a statement saying, 'We strongly condemn anti-Semitism, and such hateful acts are totally inappropriate for our services.' In the future, it has announced that it will take action on content that praises or praises historical violence and genocide, including the Holocaust.

Foreign media The Verge commented on the background behind Twitter's move, saying, 'Twitter hasn't been particularly struck by the brunt, but online platforms have long been a serious problem with white supremacists and neo-Nazis. I have been repeatedly criticized for failing to respond to such content. '

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