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October 9, 2012 8:04 pm

Trending Swastikas on Twitter Prompts Jewish Group to Seek Ban

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Times of Israel – A controversial Twitter trend featuring the unprecedented use of the swastika as a typewritten character has erupted on the social network.

“#卐卐卐” emerged as a popular phrase on the social network site in several countries and snowballed into a phenomenon. Analysis of the hashtagged phrase yielded 63,537 mentions on Twitter on Sunday alone.

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