At Sweden summit, social media giants urged to act against ‘rife’ antisemitism

At Sweden summit, social media giants urged to act against ‘rife’ antisemitism

At Sweden summit, social media giants urged to act against ‘rife’ antisemitism Online hate speech escaping sites such as Parler and 4chan and being repackaged and disseminated to wider public, particularly young people, though apps like Instagram and TikTok MALMO, Sweden (AFP) — Social media giants were urged to take action on Wednesday to stem “rife” online antisemitism during an international conference in Sweden focused on the growing amount of hatred published on many platforms. The Swedish government invited social media giants TikTok, Google and Facebook along with representatives from 40 countries, the United Nations and Jewish organizations to the event designed to tackle the rising global scourge of antisemitism. Sweden hosted the event in the southern city of Malmo, which was a hotbed of antisemitic sentiment in the early …
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