Twitter will delete the Holocaust denial tweet, saying it violates the company’s hateful behavior policy. Bloomberg first reported this position, and a Twitter spokesperson confirmed this position to Engadget.
Twitter’s clarification came after Facebook banned the massacre from rejecting content earlier this week. Facebook’s updated policy did not extend to denying other acts of genocide, such as atrocities in Armenia or Rwanda. However, Twitter’s praising violence policy seems to prohibit such denials.
The spokesperson said in a statement: “We strongly condemn anti-Semitism, and hateful behavior will never serve us.” “Our hateful behavior policy prohibits a wide range of behaviors, including mentioning violent incidents or protected categories as primary The type of violence of the victims or attempts to deny or reduce such incidents. We have also formulated a strong policy of “honoring violence” and have taken measures to glorify or praise historical acts of violence and genocide, including the Holocaust Content take action.
According to Twitter, it uses a human rights framework to guide its policy decisions. The framework addresses issues such as reducing hate behavior, protecting human dignity, and promoting tolerance and respect.
The company stated that it worked with many partners to address anti-Semitic behavior on the platform, including NGOs, Jewish communities, government, and civil society partners.