Twitter declared that it will follow its social media counterpart Facebook in banning posts and removing content that denies the Holocaust.
“We strongly condemn anti-Semitism, and hateful conduct has absolutely no place on our service,” aT witter spokesperson said in a statement Wednesday, according to CNBC.
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This comes as social media sites have received increasing criticism surrounding their lack of content moderation. Facebook, in particular, saw years of pressure to combat Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism on its platform before finally taking action on Monday.
The Holocaust was the systemic persecution and murder of Jewish people by Nazi Germany, resulting in the deaths of approximately 6 million Jews in the 1940s. Read more at The Hill