In January 2021, ADL investigated how a variety of platforms address Holocaust denial content. Our investigators both reviewed policies and tested enforcement regarding Holocaust denial. We created a report card on how tech companies are currently managing Holocaust denial content on their digital social platforms based on these results.
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, extremists and antisemites across the ideological spectrum have used the war as fodder for promoting antisemitic conspiracy theories. Emanating from classic antisemites and white supremacists, as well as QAnon influencers and Proud Boys acolytes, classic tropes of Jewish power, financial control and “abuse” of the Holocaust narrative abound online. In just a few short weeks, tens of thousands of social media users have been exposed to these dangerous lies.