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The Israel-Hamas War Reveals the Fundamental Flaws of Social Media

Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian write that the viral spread of anti-Semitic and Islamophobic content over the last two months has underlined the failure of social media platforms to control misinformation and hate—and the importance of truth in the face of propaganda.

A man looking at his phone in front of a television showing scenes from the Israel-Hamas war.