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Combating terror on Facebook and Twitter

MK accuses social media giants of tolerating incitement; former Mossad official: Social media the most important sphere for fighting terror.Shai Landesman, 6/21/2016, 9:12 PM

Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Facebook founder's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hijacked by hacker group called 'OurMine,' using breach in LinkedIn database.JTA, 6/7/2016, 4:18 PM

Iran cracks down on phone messaging

Tehran demands foreign messaging apps, i.e. Telegram, move all messages from Iranians to local servers by 2017.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2016, 2:04 PM

IDF bars soldiers from protesting on social media

Special committee makes social media protest tantamount to real-life political protest, and punishable by military law.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2016, 8:57 AM

Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkish court bans access to Facebook and Twitter after images from Ankara attack were shared on them.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 12:14 AM

Twitter returns after two-hour crash

Popular social media site crashes Tuesday morning, leaving users across the world locked out of accounts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 11:39 AM

'Zuckerberg don't kill us!'

Israeli rights group to rent billboards outside Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's home to force him to stop ignoring rampant incitement.Ari Soffer, 1/17/2016, 7:49 PM

Peres's office: He's alive and well

An explosion on Shimon Peres Street? An obituary for a man of the same name? What caused false report of former president's death?Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 4:46 AM

Gazans take anger over man's death to social media

Palestinians on social media outraged over the death of a naked man who was shot as he crossed from Gaza into Egypt.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 2:14 AM

Changing the perception of Hasbara

It isn't about fighting BDS. It's about giving people a positive reason to talk about Israel can help them in their everyday lives.Raphael Poch, 12/14/2015, 4:46 AM

'Whatsapp law' would ban rumor-mongering

Using social media to spread rumors about terror attacks, true or false, would be banned by a new law proposed by MK Nissan Slomiansky.Yaakov Levi, 12/6/2015, 10:43 PM

Rabbinic leader - Use social media with boundaries

Rabbi's need to use the tools at hand in order to properly diagnose and help those who come to them seeking adviceRaphael Poch, 12/3/2015, 3:26 PM

Displaying French flag is 'hypocrisy,' some say

Not everyone in Israel thinks superimposing the French flag on their social media profile is the right thing to do.Yaakov Levi, 11/15/2015, 9:26 PM

Expert: Terrorists younger because of Facebook

Dr. Amira Halperin says Israel can do little against terror incitement on the internet.Shimon Cohen, 11/2/2015, 10:15 AM

Watch: 'Social media killed my father'

Son of terror victim explains how the brutal murder of his peacemaker father is spurring him to take on social media giants over incitement.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 10/27/2015, 9:38 PM

Why is Social Media so Potent in Inciting Terror?

Expert explains how an endless mass of incitement on social media has reached such a lethal potency in Israel.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 5:05 PM

Palestinians Share Photos of Dead Terror Victims

New way to 'celebrate' terror: sharing pictures of the dead bodies of Israeli victims alongside smiling Palestinian faces.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 3:22 PM

Chechen Girls Con ISIS Recruits in Online Scam

Three Russian girls swindled the terror group using its best and most well-known recruiting tool: social media.Tova Dvorin, 8/4/2015, 3:56 PM

Facebook Page Plea: Come to Lone Soldier's Funeral

Social media posts called on Israelis to attend the funeral of a lone soldier in Kiryat Gat on Tuesday.Moshe Cohen, 8/4/2015, 1:12 AM

Guy Pranking Mom Goes Mega-Viral

As you'd expect from a nice Jewish boy's prank – it involves his mother, and some hi-tech.Gil Ronen, 7/28/2015, 10:23 AM

Top IDF General to Soldiers: Stay Off WhatsApp!

IDF general warns too many officers communicating with their soldiers via social media in potential risk to army.Yaakov Levi, 6/23/2015, 5:58 PM

Europe and ISIS Conduct Warfare on Twitter

Europol launches new police team to combat ISIS on social media and prevent it from further increasing 5,000 EU recruits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2015, 9:30 AM

PMW: 'One State Solution' Now Official PA Policy

For PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, the idea of a “greater Palestine” - that would stretch from “the river to the sea” - is now an official policy.Shimon Cohen, 5/21/2015, 1:55 PM

Arab Sentenced to 8 Months for Incitement

Second precedent-setting case marks trend of Israeli Arabs being held accountable for supporting terror online.Orly Harari, 5/19/2015, 1:00 PM

ISIS 'Conquers Rome' - On Twitter

Photos purport to show jihadist gloating at various landmarks, following numerous reports ISIS is trying to infiltrate Italy.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 7:29 PM

Internet Meme War Targets Minister Danny Danon

Memes portray Danon as hapless; he calls on the people to stop their 'arrogance' and let government start its work.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 11:47 AM

Preacher: Jews Poison Muslims Through Social Media

Saudi Islamist preacher warns against WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook, says they are controlled by Jews.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2015, 5:15 AM

Hundreds Attend Funeral of 'Anonymous' Survivor

Over 500 people attended the funeral of a Holocaust survivor whom they did not know Thursday morning, after an alert on Facebook.Yaakov Levi, 4/16/2015, 12:01 PM

Turkey Blocks Access to Social Media Sites

In most comprehensive ban to date, Islamist AKP government bans Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in response to images of captive prosecutor.Ari Soffer, 4/6/2015, 3:13 PM

ISIS Launches Own Social Network

Site specifically for the terror group tanks for privacy reasons, claims it is not directly associated with the Islamic State group.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2015, 10:18 AM

'Israel Advocacy Needs to Move Online'

Arutz Sheva speaks to Aaron Dahan, a New York high school student, who is fighting for Israel via social media sites.Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 3/5/2015, 9:13 AM

MPs: Internet Restraining Order for Anti-Semitism

British MPs push to stop anti-Semitism online through 'restraining orders' - and through government funding for Jews' security.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2015, 7:23 PM

Rogue 'Twitter Diplomats' to Face Hearing

Israeli diplomats who used social media to criticize Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other officials could be fired, officials said.Yaakov Levi , 2/5/2015, 8:06 AM

Cautious Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

ISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2015, 6:50 PM

Jihadists Down Syrian Jet - Abduction Strategy?

ISIS shoots down regime's warplane, a method which previously gained captive pilots, distributes bloody photos on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2015, 11:54 AM

Social Media Cracking Down on ISIS

Expert says social media networks are quietly shutting down ISIS's accounts as they leave others up for spying purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2015, 8:16 PM

Fatah Incites Terror Hours After Stabbings

Multiple posts on PA's Facebook page glorify terror attacks, mass murderers, the Government Press Office notes.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2015, 6:13 PM

Soccer Player Suspended, Fined for Racist Post

Liverpool player Mario Balotelli fined almost $40K, banned from match for posting that he 'jumps like a black man, grabs coins like a Jew.'Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 12:33 PM

Soccer Player Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Post

Post with caption 'jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew' sparks uproar, latest in UK football anti-Semitic string.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 3:14 PM

FBI, Homeland Security Warn Vets Over ISIS Threat

ISIS on US soil? American security organizations warn US veterans to monitor their social media in wake of 'lone wolf' attack threats.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 10:22 AM

Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest

Demonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.Meir Sela and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 2:59 PM

Arab Terrorist Broadcasts His Hate on Social Media

The terrorist who carried out Wednesday's attack in Jerusalem was very active on social media – and made no secret of his hatred of Israel.Yaakov Levi, 10/23/2014, 9:15 AM

ISIS Panics Over Intelligence Leak

Terror group releases 'safe tweeting' guide to prevent Western spying - and begins brutal crackdown on 'informants' caught closer to home.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 4:45 PM

Economic Campaign Launched Against ISIS

The war against global jihad will only be won through attrition, experts says - to 'kill the alligator by draining the swamp.'Tova Dvorin, 10/5/2014, 8:57 AM

US Nurse Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS Jihad

19 year-old Denver resident tried to flee to Syria, marry Tunisian ISIS fighter; FBI thwarts intent to help Islamist terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 7/4/2014, 11:31 AM

MK Appeals to Michelle Obama Over Kidnapping

Aliza Lavie sends video message to US First Lady, asking for help with #BringBackOurBoys after successful Nigeria campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 6:22 PM

Show Your Solidarity: BringBackOurBoys

Share your pictures with us in solidarity with kidnapped teens Gilad Sha'ar, Eyal Yifrah, and Naftali Frenkel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2014, 1:01 PM

Saudi Arabia to Crack Down on Social Media Posts

Riyadh examining legal precedent for filing charges against social media sites which allow posts about adultery, atheism, and other vices.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2014, 6:25 PM

US Group: Hackers Target Israelis on Facebook

Iranian hackers use social media networks to spy on Israelis, by pretending to be their online 'friends,' a US organization said.Yaakov Levi, 5/29/2014, 12:14 PM

Jordan Dumps Syrian Ambassador to Amman

Jordan expelled Syria's ambassador to the country for fomenting dissent against the Kingdom on social media.Yaakov Levi, 5/26/2014, 4:00 PM

Brits in Syria Boast About Kills on Social Media

Graphic video surfaces showing British nationals in Syria torturing 'unbeliever'; British jihadists use Twitter to boast about kills.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2014, 8:37 PM

Facebook Lifts Ban on Beheading Videos

Facebook condemned as ‘irresponsible’ for allowing footage of decapitations.Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2013, 4:56 PM

Human Rights Group Urges Facebook to Boycott Iran

A recent decision to provide social media to 15 Iranian ministers upsets Israeli human rights org: "stop assisting terrorists."Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/16/2013, 4:10 PM

Erdogan on Protests: I'm No Dictator

Turkish PM rejects claims that he is a dictator, points an accusing finger at the opposition and social media.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 3:16 AM

Using Social Media to Tell Story of Obama's Visit

Israel is making the most of President Obama's visit to get the word out about the challenges the country faces, via social mediaDavid Lev, 3/21/2013, 4:02 PM

Netanyahu Tweets in Arabic

"Greetings from the holy city of Jerusalem,” read a tweet that was noticed by Al Arabiya.Gil Ronen, 12/24/2012, 2:28 PM

Soldier who Shot Terrorist Faces Death Threats

Arabic-language websites publish young female soldier’s picture, say, ‘Your day will come.’ Maayana Miskin, 12/14/2012, 1:17 PM