Media Analysts Wonder if Israel and Hamas are Allowed to Issue Death Threats on Twitter
BY Lisa Goldman | Wednesday, November 21 2012
With a shaky ceasefire just taking effect in Gaza, media analysts are still talking about the online war — the one that was fought between official and unofficial supporters of Israel and Gazan Palestinians.
As noted on techPresident, Israel made history by being the first country to announce on Twitter that it was going to war. The initial curt statement — which was issued in English — was soon followed by not-so-veiled threats. The IDF Spokesperson advised reporters in Gaza to keep away from Hamas officials, the implication being that they were targets; and Hamas's military branch, the Al Qassam Brigade, promising (presumably violent) revenge.
“I’d love to see if Twitter would give answer as to how these war tweets that seem to make direct threats don’t violate terms of service.”
De Rosa explores this question with Dave Rubin (@rubinreport) in an interesting podcast, embedded below.
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