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Anti-Semitism on TikTok


(JNS) — The social-media platform TikTok is a growing hotbed of extreme anti-Semitism, according to a new report.

Led by researchers Gabriel Weimann, a professor of communication at the University of Haifa and senior researcher at the Institute for Counter Terrorism, and Natalie Masri, a research assistant and graduate student at ICT, the “Spreading Hate on TikTok” report scanned the platform for far-right contents by applying a systematic content analysis.

This scan of TikTok videos, conducted from February through May of 2020, revealed 196 postings related to far-right extremism. Th...

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