Young people exposed to ‘widespread’ anti-Semitism on social media

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Anti-Semitism is “rife” across social media, with young people being introduced to hateful content via platforms such as TikTok and Instagram, new research says. A report by campaign group Hope Not Hate found that anti-Semitism is commonly and widely spread through conspiracy theories online, with a major spike during the pandemic. It found that Google searches for an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory which claims a secret global elite is controlling world events reached their highest level for 15 years in March 2020, while a forum on message board site Reddit dedicated to conspiracies, many cont…

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