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The Sting that Exposed Facebook’s Anti-Conservative Bias!

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Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

Facebook’s anti-conservative bias takes many forms.  Polls show that the more conservative a person’s politics the more pro-Israel they tend to be. The opposite is also true the more liberal and progressive one is the more they tend to be anti-Israel (like Obama and Hillary) Clinton. In 2015 a non-profit organization ran a “sting”operation using Facebook member pages to see if the rumors about the site taking the liberal/anti-Israel stance was true (indeed they were very true).

Israeli non-profit organization Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) is leading a class-action  lawsuit  against Facebook because it contends the site supports terrorism by refusing to remove anti-Israel hate sites per its community standards. Over 20,000 people have joined the suit.  To prove its point, The Israel Law Center conducted a sting operation ex on Facebook to prove the social media site makes extremely biased decisions regarding the hate material it allows and the hate material it removes.

Investigation Proves Facebook Bias Against Israel

As the video below explains, at the end of December 2015, Israel Law Center opened two separate hate sites on Facebook, one anti-Jewish and the other anti-Palestinian. Each post on the two pages was put up at the same time on the same day. The hate posts were similar in sentiment and language; the only difference was the target.

After a few posts, they increased the hatred and antagonism of the posts using phrases such as “blood and fire to demolish the zionist invaders” on one and “soldiers in the Israeli army knows there is a need to destroy the Arab enemy.” After a few days, the posts on the anti-Jewish site called for death to Jews and, on the anti-Palestinian page, the death of Arabs…

 

Continue Reading at Lidblog…

 

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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