Wednesday, 28 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada
Meta and Twitter have been accused of censoring Palestinian voices. alexskopje/Newscom
Social media juggernaut Meta Platforms lists “Give People a Voice” as one of the principles on its website.
“People deserve to be heard and have a voice – even when that means defending the right of people we disagree with.”
It seems that Meta employees should have added “fiction writing” to their job description, however. A number of damning recent articles exposing patently unjust experiences of censorship have revealed the company to be more concerned with silencing voices – particularly Palestinian ones.