"Social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram are introducing young users to antisemitic ideas and conspiracy theories they would not likely see elsewhere, a new report warned Wednesday.
Hope Not Hate, a London-based advocacy group, accused major tech platforms of creating 'online spaces where antisemitism has been allowed to flourish with tragic and long-lasting effects, not least terrorism against Jewish communities.'
Seventy percent of Instagram’s approximately 1.1 billion users are between the ages of 13 and 34, and it is the most popular platform for 16- to 24-year-olds. Young people can be exposed to antisemitic content and are even being actively recruited by the extreme right, the report asserted.
'Hashtags that directly refer to antisemitic conspiracy jargon such as #JewWorldOrder, #TheGoyimKnow and #ProtocolsofZion lead to thousands of posts, many of which are either explicitly antisemitic in content or have been posted by accounts that commonly post on those lines,' it wrote..."