Google and Twitter will not attend event regarding antisemitism online – The Jerusalem Post

Posted By on October 24, 2020

Google and Twitter will not participate in an event dealing with ways to counter antisemitism on the Internet and social media, JNSreported.The event, held by the US State Department and featuring US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, will be the first event of its kind in the departments history.Facebook and Tiktok will send representatives to the event. Facebook had previously come out with a statement that they will begin banning people who would deny the events of the Holocaust.Holocaust denial or distortion is absolutely antisemitic. It meets the [International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance] definition of antisemitism, US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism Elan Carr told JNS on Thursday. I welcome Facebooks recognition that Holocaust denial or distortion is antisemitism.The event, to be titled Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium,will be pre-recorded and will air October 21-22.

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