Actress Tracy-Ann Oberman is leading celebrities and politicians in calling out Twitter over its alleged relaxed response to anti-Semitic posts.
The former EastEnders star is one of thousands of users to throw their weight behind a 48-hour ‘walkout’ of the social media giant – ramping up pressure on bosses to remove posts inciting hatred against the Jewish community.
Writing on the platform as the boycott began at 9am, she said: ‘And we’re out. #NoSafeSpaceForJewHate. #48HoursSilence. @Twitter sort your site out.’
Oberman has been joined by Lord Sugar, TV presenter Rachel Riley, shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy , Britain’s chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and many others.
Home Secretary Priti Patel slammed the platform yesterday after it took 12 hours to remove anti-Semitic posts from rapper Wiley, and said it needed to act faster to delete ‘appalling hatred’.
The 41-year-old, real name Richard Cowie, is facing a police probe over posts which asserted that Jews are systematically…