Twitter follows Facebook in removing Holocaust denial and distortion posts

Social media giant Twitter Inc. announced that it would remove posts denying the Holocaust, in line with its rules on violating hateful conduct policy.

“Twitter’s policy doesn’t explicitly state that denying violent events is against the rules, but a spokeswoman confirmed that ‘attempts to deny or diminish’ violent events, including the Holocaust, would be removed based on the company’s interpretation of the policy.”

Twitter’s move follows that of social media competitor Facebook, which announced that it would remove posts “denying or distorting” the Holocaust.

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