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Many New Yorkers awoke to a bit of a surprise when “Kill all Jews” briefly made an appearance in their Twitter sidebar.
On a social network with a hate speech problem, it’s not unusual to see this type of content. Twitter has been locked in a perpetual grappling match with hate groups clinging to the fringes of society — those most often responsible for creating vitriolic content — for some time now. What is surprising, however, is seeing Twitter amplify the message itself.
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First spotted by BuzzFeed News, the Trending Topic made a brief appearance lasting 10 minutes or so for the users who saw it. And not everyone did. The topic, reportedly, only appeared in the
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