It seems that everyone these days has an opinion on the conflict between Israel and Hamas - and inflammatory rhetoric is becoming rife.
Twitter has allowed for real-time updates from both sides, desperate to get their version of events out to the wider world as soon as possible.
Added to the mix are a number of political and religious figures who have waded in with bizarre and offensive statements; statements whose sole purpose seems to be to incite even more anger, hatred and violence.
Here are five of the worst offenders...
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