In 2016, Facebook blocked the accounts of several editors at two Palestinian news organizations without reason, Al Jazeera reported at the time. after complaint Social media companies have lifted the ban and say they happened by chance. In 2019, Twitter suspended accounts operated by the Palestinian news organization Quds News Network on terrorist accounts. (It has been reinstated, Twitter said.) In May 2020, Facebook deactivated the accounts of more than 50 Palestinian journalists and activists, without providing an explanation. said the activist including from journalists who posted pictures of Israeli settlers̵7; attacks on Palestinian farmers in occupied areas.