Telegram Responds to Hamas-Israel Conflict

An examination of the hyperpartisan response turned up conspiracy theorists, fringe political groups, and pro-Kremlin propagandists who expressed a range of reactions to the Hamas attack on Israel.

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Information Epidemiology Lab


October 15, 2023


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Examples of specific posts are in the section Descriptions of Telegram Posts. The general themes observed in the Telegram posts were conspiracy theories, alignment with the Palestinian perspective, mistrust of Israel, antisemitism, sovereignism, and distrust of authorities and international organizations. There was no standard response. Reactions were sometimes conflicting, even within groups.

Descriptions of Telegram Posts

The situation became a canvas onto which groups projected their ideologies, whether that was anti-establishment, white supremacist, anti-Western, or conspiracy-minded.


BibTeX citation:
  author = {InfoEpi Lab},
  publisher = {Information Epidemiology Lab},
  title = {Telegram {Responds} to {Hamas-Israel} {Conflict}},
  journal = {InfoEpi Lab},
  date = {2023-10-15},
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  langid = {en}
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InfoEpi Lab. 2023. “Telegram Responds to Hamas-Israel Conflict.” InfoEpi Lab, October.