May 21, 2024

CyberWell Policy Recommendations | Regarding Meta’s Policy Advisory Opinion Request on "From the River to the Sea"

Following Meta's request to an external Oversight Board regarding their policy of not removing content containing the phrase "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free", CyberWell looked to our data and Meta policy precedent and submitted a public advisory opinion detailing our recommendations.

April 30, 2024

Yom HaShoah 2024 | Online Holocaust Hate Speech Narratives and Trends

Ahead of Yom HaShoah 2024, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, CyberWell analyzed 296 posts which were verified by the research team as antisemitic and fit under the theme of Holocaust Hate Speech. This dataset collectively gained over 11 million views.

March 5, 2024

October 7 Denial | The Online Attempt to Erase Mass Sexual Violence Against Israeli Women

Ahead of International Women's Day, CyberWell delves into the narratives spreading on social media denying the rape and sexual assault of girls and women on October 7 and highlights data showing scope, engagement, platform breakdown, removal rates, and more.

February 25, 2024

Online Antisemitism 2023 | Overview

CyberWell offers an overview of the state of online antisemitism in 2023. Insights include breakdowns by platform and language, as well as narrative shifts pre- and post- October 7.

January 22, 2024

Antisemitism Trend Alert | Denial of the October 7 Massacre on Social Media Platforms

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, 2024, CyberWell analyzed one of the latest trending phenomena in online Jew-hatred – denying the atrocities committed by Hamas terrorists on October 7, 2023. In this report, CyberWell sets out to track, map, and analyze the emerging online trend of October 7 denial, demonstrate how denying this violent atrocity is antisemitic at the core, and make the case that social media platforms should prohibit October 7 denialism as stringently as they do Holocaust denial.

November 7, 2023

Israel-Hamas War November 2023 | Trending Antisemitic Narratives & Calls to Violence

Following the violent attacks on Israeli civilians by the Hamas terrorist organization on October 7, 2023, CyberWell detected a significant spike in Jew-hatred across social media platforms. In this report, CyberWell breaks down some of these narratives and major trends.

September 14, 2023

CyberWell Policy Recommendations | Regarding Meta’s Policy Advisory Opinion Request on Holocaust Denial

Following Meta's request to an external Oversight Board regarding their policy of removing content containing Holocaust denial and distortion, CyberWell submitted a public advisory opinion detailing our findings and recommendations.

June 24, 2023

Report | The Judeo-Masonic Conspiracy Theory on Meta

CyberWell flagged nearly 5,500 social media posts promoting the conspiracy theory that Jews use Freemasons to advance their ambitions of world domination and linking this narrative to major world catastrophes. Meta told CyberWell that they have taken action to curb the spread of the Judeo-Masonic conspiracy theory based on our data insights.

April 13, 2023

Report | Holocaust Denial and Distortion on Social Media | Yom HaShoah 2023

CyberWell took a look at Holocaust denial and distortion across social media platforms. Our research team found stark differences between platforms in how they enforce their hate speech policies. Moreover, even within the same platform, we found significant disparity between the enforcement of Holocaust denial in English versus Arabic.

April 3, 2023

CyberWell Policy Recommendations | Regarding Meta’s Policy Advisory Opinion Request: “Shaheed” and Designated Dangerous Individuals

Following Meta's request to an external Oversight Board regarding their policy of removing content containing the Arabic word "shaheed" when associated with an individual recognized as belonging to a dangerous organization, CyberWell submitted a public opinion detailing our findings and recommendations.

March 20, 2023

Annual Report | The State of Online Antisemitism in 2022

CyberWell's first annual report offers data and insights into the state of online antisemitism since CyberWell began actively monitoring the top 5 social media platforms in May 2022. From top tropes detected to comparisons between removal rates in Arabic and English and a detailed look at the most often violated social media platform policies, this deep dive offers a comprehensive look at Jew-hatred across social media.

November 22, 2022

CyberWell Alert | Online Antisemitism Spikes in Response to Ye

During October and November 2022, CyberWell identified 5 major antisemitic narratives and tropes spurring online antisemitism as a reaction to Ye’s repeated antisemitic statements. We shared tailored reports with the five major social media platforms we monitor - Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Instagram & Facebook (both Meta). Antisemitic hate crimes in the real world continue to mirror these same flagged online narratives of Jew-hatred.

November 16, 2022

Data Insights | The State of Antisemitism on Twitter

Data insights and methodology of the recently analyzed Twitter dataset, collected, vetted and provided by CyberWell to the the Adopt IHRA Coalition - a group of over 180 organizations from around the world, urging the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition on antisemitism by Twitter.