One day after the terrorist attacks in Paris, Alex Diehl, a singer from Bavaria posted an emotional song on his social media page. Just a few days later about 160,000 people shared the video and it was played six million times. What is it about the song that speaks to so many German netizens?
While many Germans volunteer to help out refugees, others resort to cursing and slamming refugees online. “Not okay,” says the German government and has asked Facebook to delete such comments. Facebook on the other hand seems reluctant to do so.