A tweet from the IDF’s official twitter account to Iran sparked an online social media war between the countries — or rather between their supporters. How are the bitter rivals using social media to sway public opinion?
Terrorist group says the blocks were implemented “without prior warning,” and were “part of the propaganda campaign against the resistance due to the important role of the organization’s information apparatus in various arenas.”
The social media platform Twitter recently granted verification to the official mouthpiece of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Egypt-based Islamist organization that has been designated as a terrorist organization in its home country since December 2013.
Between the months of August 2015 and July 2016, as Trump’s candidacy became more viable and the presidential race ramped up, 2.6 million anti-Semitic tweets were sent, with an estimated reach of 10 billion impressions, or potential views.
Newsweek’s Middle East Editor Leila Hatoum wrote a series of anti-Semitic tweets last week in response to a pro-Israel blogger’s criticism of her editorial team’s creation of an inaccurate documentary on the origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.