Israeli sentenced to 6 months for anti-Arab Facebook post

Israeli man who advocated anti-Arab violence on Facebook following murder of 3 Israeli teens in 2014 sentenced to half a year in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2018, 5:42 PM

French students accused of ranking Jewish classmates on FB

University students in France listed and ranked Jewish classmates according to level of affiliation as string of anti-Semitic jokes online.JTA, 10/30/2018, 5:14 PM

Facebook removes anti-Semitic Farrakhan video

Video from speech by Nation of Islam leader comparing Jews to termites removed Facebook.JTA, 10/21/2018, 10:59 PM

Facebook executive Joel Kaplan under fire for backing Kavanaugh

Facebook convenes meeting after hundreds of staffers excoriate colleague for supporting SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.JTA, 10/6/2018, 11:05 PM

EU investigates cyberattack on Facebook

Irish Data Protection Commissioner launches investigation into massive cyberattack on Faceook that was disclosed last week.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2018, 2:34 AM

Facebook discovers security breach

Facebook announces it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/28/2018, 8:44 PM

Instagram founders stepping down

Instagram founders step down due to tensions with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 3:28 PM

How I was rejected by Facebook - and won

A little experiment exposed that a mere mortal is hiding behind the Facebook curtain and censoring at will. Here's a foolproof way to get around him.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 9/13/2018, 3:57 PM

Friends, foes and algorithms

Facebook’s fair-weather “friends” - those who are not algorithms. Jack Engelhard, 9/12/2018, 12:07 PM

Watch: Mark Zuckerberg blows shofar for Rosh Hashanah

Facebook CEO posts video of self blowing shofar, generating thousands of likes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 10:02 AM

Tel Aviv's Facebook page hacked

Speculation swirls after Tel Aviv municipality's page hacked by a third-grader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 2:14 PM

Poet who incited to violence sentenced to prison

Nazareth court slaps Arab poet who incited to violence with five months in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 12:34 PM

Zuckerberg's sister weighs in on Holocaust denial

Randi Zuckerberg denounces Holocaust deniers but appears to agree with her brother on not deleting their posts.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/21/2018, 1:52 AM

Israel's LGBT community to strike on Sunday

Hospitals, airport, major corporations allow employees to join strike demanding LGBT couples be given right to have children via surrogates.Tzvi Lev, 7/19/2018, 6:34 PM

Zuckerberg clarifies on not deleting Holocaust-denial FB posts

While Facebook would not remove post denying Holocaust, it would push that post down News Feed to assure it doesn’t go viral.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2018, 3:37 PM

Young Israel calls on Facebook to ban Holocaust deniers

Holocaust denial is not a 'freedom of speech' issue but blatant anti-Semitism and a revision of history, Jewish organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 10:33 AM

Zuckerberg says Facebook won't remove Holocaust denial

Facebook founder denounces Holocaust denial as offensive, but doesn't believe such posts should be taken down.Elad Benari, 7/19/2018, 2:37 AM

Facebook glitch may have exposed posts of up to 14 million users

Users posting in May may not have realized their posts were visible to the public, Facebook says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2018, 9:30 AM

Facebook can be sued in Israel

Israeli Supreme Court rules use agreements to sue only in California courts unreasonable, allowing suits to be heard in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2018, 9:05 PM

Clinton: I'd like to run Facebook

Former presidential candidate asked which company she would like to run, and doesn't hesitate to give her answer.Guy Cohen, 5/31/2018, 9:55 AM

Israel turns directly to Iraqi citizens

Foreign Ministry receives enthusiastic responses: 'Digital embassy will promote productive, positive dialogue.'Mordechai Sones, 5/6/2018, 7:54 PM

Facebook closes anti-Semitic profiles

Representatives of Polish rightist organizations appeal for assistance after Facebook closes pages 'because of anti-Semitic statements.'Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2018, 7:02 PM

Facebook removes Polish nationalist pages over anti-Semitism

Polish nationalists turn to PM to intervene after Facebook deletes groups accused of spreading anti-Semitic content.JTA, 4/29/2018, 3:18 PM

WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16

Complying with Europe's new data protection regulation, WhatsApp bans European under-16s from using its app.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 2:28 PM

Facebook continues to crack down on terrorism-related content

Facebook removed 1.9 million pieces of extremist content related to ISIS and Al-Qaeda in the first three months of the year.Elad Benari, 4/24/2018, 3:04 AM

An Israeli's message to Mark Zuckerberg

Every time I posted a comment in favor of Israel, your automated response said i was violating Facebook community standards, yet a group calling for the death of the Jews remains. Abraham Chicheportiche, 4/16/2018, 10:08 AM

Live: Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill

Live coverage and analysis as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.Tzvi Lev, 4/11/2018, 5:21 PM

Zuckerberg admits: Facebook has too much hate speech

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook will flag hate speech content within the next decade.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 7:38 AM

Live: Zuckerberg testifies on Facebook's data privacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces tough questions from senators following consumer-privacy scandals., 4/10/2018, 9:31 PM

Zuckerberg: I'm the best person to run Facebook

Facebook CEO says 'no more than 87 million' accounts were compromised, hopes things get better by the end of the year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2018, 10:13 AM

Will Trump change America's relationship with internet privacy?

Will the Cambridge Analytica scandal encourage President Trump to act?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 10:38 PM

Israel opens investigation into Facebook

Authorities to probe Facebook activities after revelations that firm gained access to millions of users' personal data.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 5:12 PM

Zuckerberg: We will investigate apps with access to private data

Facebook CEO responds to media allegations that British company inappropriately collected data from 50 million accounts on the platform.JTA, 3/22/2018, 10:12 AM

Facebook has a trust problem among its users

The current scrutiny surrounding Facebook has created a trust issue among the social media company's users and advertisers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2018, 9:08 PM

Did a British company abuse Facebook users' info?

Cambridge Analytica denies using 50 million Facebook users' information to promote Pres. Trump's election campaign.JTA, 3/21/2018, 9:55 AM

Shaked: A tweet could end in a terror attack

Justice Minister meets Facebook official, says terrorist organizations have moved to Twitter instead of Facebook.Hezki Baruch, 3/20/2018, 5:14 AM

Facebook founder's sister: Shabbat is an amazing gift

Randy Zuckerberg tells haredi entrepreneurs the 'the best way to achieve success' is not to give up the values of Judaism.Gary Willig, 3/14/2018, 10:21 PM

Breaking the Silence head part of anti-Semitic Facebook group?

Head of far-left organization denies claims he was part of an anti-Semitic Facebook group, which included 'Holocaust deniers and neo-Nazis'.Tzvi Lev, 3/11/2018, 6:37 PM

UK Labour suspends members over anti-Semitic Facebook page

Labour party suspends several members of private Facebook group that included leader Jeremy Corbyn.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/9/2018, 11:44 PM

France's Macron vows cyber hate crackdown

French President Macron promises to work towards forcing web operators to remove hateful content.AFP, 3/8/2018, 8:47 AM

UK Labour leader was member of anti-Semitic Facebook group

Jeremy Corbyn among a number of politicians who were members of a Facebook group comprised of Holocaust deniers and anti-Semites.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2018, 3:14 AM

'A thousand state's witnesses won't help'

PM responds to wave of state's witnesses against him. 'When something is real, you don't need a single state's witness.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 8:01 PM

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates Purim

'Haman was the villain of Purim and he famously had a three-cornered hat. These symbolize the victory over him.'Tzvi Lev, 3/4/2018, 8:26 AM

Hikind praises Facebook after Israel added as background option

NY assemblyman thanks Facebook for taking action after discovery that 'Palestine', but not Israel, listed for background profile options.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2018, 6:15 PM

NY Assemblyman: Facebook is shamefully excluding Israel

NY Assemblyman calls on Facebook CEO to take immediate action. 'Palestine is not even a country.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2018, 9:31 AM

Palestinian Arab anti-Semitism for all to see

Short and to the point. All you need to see. Barry Shaw, 1/20/2018, 10:36 PM

Surprising visit: Left-wing Israeli singer comes to Samaria

Singer Ahinoam Nini visits Samaria - hours before attack near Havat Gilad. This morning, she uploaded a post about it on Facebook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2018, 1:14 PM

Listen to the song that was composed using social media

Hassidic singer Namuel composed new single using input from followers on his Facebook page.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 4:18 PM

Pizzeria customer pays over $5K for Facebook defamation

Israeli woman shames pizzeria on Facebook, judge slaps her with fine and both sides' court fees.Chana Roberts, 12/29/2017, 1:51 PM

First Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook

New Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook's California headquarters and offers both food and Torah classes.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 6:18 PM

Hamas Gaza warns: Don't visit Israeli Foreign Ministry webpage

Hamas internal security agency warns Foreign Ministry Arabic Facebook contains intelligence surveillance that could harm Palestinian surfersMordechai Sones, 12/20/2017, 12:01 PM

French Antifa: 'Palestine is from the Jordan river to the sea'

French Antifa calls for ‘striking a blow’ in Paris over US Jerusalem recognition.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 8:57 PM

Father who saved children from lynch threatened

Facebook page calls for revenge, death of Jewish father who saved 25 children from violent Arab mob on Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2017, 11:43 AM

Social media and our lives

What a “simple” Yud and Hei teach us about the influence of environment.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 11/28/2017, 3:45 PM

Faceboook ads still discriminate against Jews

Facebook still lets housing ads discriminate against Jews and other minorities.JTA, 11/22/2017, 8:03 AM

Israel to tax Google, Facebook within a year

Israel Tax Authority plans to tax international tech giants 'within the year,' EU works on similar legislation.AFP, 11/18/2017, 9:31 PM

Facebook investor compares site’s techniques to Nazi propaganda

Early Facebook investor says company has adopted marketing methods from Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels.JTA, 11/12/2017, 10:43 PM