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Twitter follows Facebook in banning Holocaust denial

A Twitter spokeswoman confirmed to Business Insider on Thursday that its policy on “Hateful Conduct” would apply to Holocaust denial. She said “attempts to deny or diminish” violent events would fall under that policy. This comes after Facebook changed its policies on Monday to ban Holocaust-denial content from its platform. […]
Twitter follows Facebook in banning Holocaust denial
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Facebook’s new ban on Holocaust denial won’t extend to other genocides

Facebook on Monday announced it would ban any content that denies the existence of the Holocaust. The social media company told Bloomberg this policy would not extend to other historical genocides including the Rwandan and Armenian genocides. It did not clarify why denial of these genocides was still allowed on […]
Facebook’s new ban on Holocaust denial won’t extend to other genocides
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Facebook bans Holocaust-denial content after allowing it for years

Facebook announced Monday it was changing its hate speech policy to “prohibit any content that denies or distorts the Holocaust.” The company has faced criticism for more than a decade over its refusal to moderate anti-Semitic content that distorts or denies the Holocaust, when Nazis and their allies systematically killed […]
Facebook bans Holocaust-denial content after allowing it for years
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Amazon faces double whammy for selling Nazi propaganda and for made-up Holocaust scenes in its new Prime show

Amazon faces fierce criticism for selling antisemitic books and “caricaturing” the suffering of Holocaust survivors on its new Prime series “Hunters.” On Friday, the Auschwitz Memorial’s official Twitter account tweeted that Amazon was making a profit on “selling vicious antisemitic Nazi propaganda” by selling the books of antisemite Julius Streicher. […]
Amazon faces double whammy for selling Nazi propaganda and for made-up Holocaust scenes in its new Prime show
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Germany’s far-right party has drawn controversial comparisons to Nazis and they’re forcing the country to reconsider how it deals with the Holocaust

Since the far-right Alternative for Germany party (AfD) swept into federal and state parliament on a wave of anti-immigrant sentiment two years ago, the birthplace of Nazism has had to contend with a political party that tolerates Holocaust denialism, nationalist extremism, and racism. In the US, critics of President Donald […]
Germany’s far-right party has drawn controversial comparisons to Nazis and they’re forcing the country to reconsider how it deals with the Holocaust