Mark Zuckerberg’s Post Not That Different From Some Removed From Facebook


Last week, Facebook head honcho Mark Zuckerberg posted the following, which displayed an uncharacteristic pride in his Jewish roots.

For shabbat tonight, we gave Max a kiddush cup that has been in our family for almost 100 years. Her…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, September 15, 2017


But I have to wonder – if this was posted by someone else but Mark Zuckerberg, on a Facebook page rather than a personal profile, and they mentioned the 100-year-old kiddush cup was originally from Israel, would the post have been removed following reports from the anti-Israel crowd?

There is certainly a precedent for it.

In the meantime, while there is strange dearth of hate comments under his post, which has me wondering: does Mark Zuckerberg actually moderate comments to his posts, or are people just generally more polite with him (or afraid of being banned from Facebook)?

Although some do seem to have slipped through the cracks.

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, David Lange is founder and managing editor of Israellycool. He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and single malt whisky.