Yesterday, we posted chapter four of “Banned: How Facebook Enables Militant Islamic Jihad,” a book written in 2016 by myself and American-Israeli Adina Kutnicki, in which we did a compare and contrast of Facebook’s treatment of pages and groups opposed to militant Islamic jihad versus pages and groups supportive of jihad.
Today, we present for your consideration another chapter from that book, in which we compared and contrasted the way Facebook treats users opposed to jihad versus those who support it.
In 2012, a Facebook user who wished to be identified only as Marie, logged into Facebook and was presented with a number of graphic death threats and threats of rape from individuals with Middle Eastern-sounding names. “We will kill you,” one message
read. Marie, naturally, was more than just a little concerned.
Being a responsible Facebook user, she reported the threats to Facebook. The response she got was jaw-dropping, to say the least. The social media giant sent her a private email saying the company could not confirm the threats violated their community standards.
“We want people to feel safe when
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