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Obama launches personal Facebook page

American president joins social network for the first time, encourages action against climate change.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015, 4:42 AM

Incitement on Facebook? 'Report, it'll help'

Orna Heilinger, Internet Safety Center's director, says Facebook has removed pictures of bloody knives and clear calls for death to Jews.Shimon Cohen, 11/1/2015, 7:08 PM

French embassy fires intern over anti-Semitic rant

Kuwaiti intern at French embassy in the U.S. dismissed after referring to Jews as scums and rats on Facebook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 3:12 AM

Israeli NGO sues Facebook over inciting pages

Thousands of Israelis join Shurat HaDin's lawsuit alleging Facebook allowed jihadists to openly recruit and train terrorists.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2015, 4:15 AM

Facebook's Offices in Israel Vandalized

Growing anger over the social media site's refusal to remove pro-terror pages prompts Israelis to graffiti the company's offices in protest.Cynthia Blank, 10/18/2015, 12:15 PM

Israelis Sue Facebook for 'Promoting Terror'

According to Israeli Law Center, Facebook is an accessory to terror by refusing to shut down incitement-filled pages.Moshe Cohen, 10/15/2015, 9:54 AM

Jew Posts Satiric Facebook Joke - Gets Arrested

Recent army grad writes joke about Arab nurses stabbing patients and finds himself in jail; attorney: 'the police have lost direction.'Ido Ben-Porat, 10/13/2015, 11:02 AM

Arab 'Serial Inciter' Gets 10.5 Months in Prison

An Arab resident of Jerusalem was sentenced to 10.5 months in jail for 'serial incitement' on Facebook and social media.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 10/11/2015, 4:49 PM

Hospital Worker Fired for Praising Terrorist

Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital took quick action after maintenance worker's Facebook post in support of terrorist stabber.Ari Soffer, 10/11/2015, 12:04 PM

Israel Asks YouTube to Remove Incitement Videos

Israel asks Facebook and YouTube to remove videos it says have been encouraging Palestinian violence against Israelis.Elad Benari, 10/9/2015, 5:43 AM

Woman Fired Over Photo of Jerusalem Stabber

Pelephone fires female employee who posted a photo of the terrorist who stabbed a Jewish teen in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2015, 4:35 AM

Arabs Celebrate Jerusalem Attack on Facebook

Palestinians and their supporters take to social media to celebrate deadly attack on innocent Jewish family in Jerusalem.Ari Soffer, 10/4/2015, 12:55 AM

Facebook Page Shows Arab Migrants How to Get to EU

What's the best way to infiltrate Europe? For Arab migrants seeking to break through to the 'promised land,' there's a Facebook page to helpNissan Tzur, 9/20/2015, 8:56 PM

Muezzin in Hot Water Over 'Facebook Prayer Call'

An Egyptian muezzin is in hot water, after he replaced a traditional line in the prayer call with one about Facebook use.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:02 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

Arab Facebook Inciter Praised Har Nof Murders

Alohab Jabrin, an Arab resident of Umm el-Faham, was indicted for expressing public support for the murder of Jews in Har Nof in 2014.Moshe Cohen, 8/3/2015, 5:28 PM

Facebook Redraws Israel's Borders

New advertising settings place Judea-Samaria, parts of Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights as 'outside Israel,' according to Israeli media.Tova Dvorin, 7/19/2015, 4:41 PM

UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

Australian posts anonymous photo of car blocking disabled spaces, and now has her 'life in the hands of chaos. I'm terrified.'Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 8:15 AM

Media 'Lynch' of Lior Lotan Not the Full Story

Envoy heard threatening family of Israeli captive was simply upholding his duty to protect the operation, Lior Lotan's wife insists Friday.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/10/2015, 3:03 PM

Edelstein Appeals to Facebook to Stop Incitement

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein turns to Mark Zuckerberg, asks to crack down on incitement against Jews and Arabs on the social network.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2015, 7:29 PM

Hundreds Attend Bat Mitzvah After Post Goes Viral

Photos of empty event hall prompt strangers to flock to Ashkelon to make a 12 year-old's Bat Mitzvah special.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 10:27 AM

Belgian Cop: I Would Kill Each and Every Jew

Belgium is preparing to fire a police officer who wrote about his desire to kill Jews on Facebook.Matt Wanderman, 6/1/2015, 6:21 PM

Israeli ISIS Jihadist Arrested Thanks to Facebook

Arab citizen of Umm al-Fahm, home of Israel's first convicted ISIS terrorist, nabbed in an unconventional investigation.Ari Yashar, 5/28/2015, 6:37 PM

Levinsky Park Denizens Fail to Stand for Sirens

Photographer Shaul Golan decided to spend Memorial Day in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv, far from his usual “beat” in Bnei Brak.Yaakov Levi, 4/22/2015, 6:34 PM

Still Boycotting Germany, Beitar Remembers Victims

Members of the Beitar youth movement conducted their annual Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony outside the German Embassy.Moshe Cohen, 4/16/2015, 12:50 PM

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

MK Regev: 70 Years Later, and the Same Old Hate

70 years later, the world still hasn't learned the lesson of where unbridled hatred of Jews can lead it, wrote MK Miri Regev.Yaakov Levi, 4/15/2015, 8:56 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

Bibi Punked on Facebook: 'Arab Education Minister'

Likud looking for legal recourse after fake Facebook page has Netanyahu appointing Ayman Odeh as education minister.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/1/2015, 12:26 PM

YouTube Video Compares NY County to Nazis

Haredi org. attacks Facebook page which blames Jews for Rockland financial crisis. Page's authors deny anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, 3/27/2015, 10:14 AM

More than 100,000 'Share' Their Vote on Facebook

Facebook feature lets Israelis tell others when they've gone to vote - and reveals some stats on voting patterns throughout the day.Ari Soffer, 3/17/2015, 4:07 PM

American Arrested in UAE for 'Facebook Insults'

An American employed by a company in the UAE has been arrested in that country – for griping on Facebook about his job.Moshe Cohen, 3/5/2015, 7:35 PM

No Charges Over Pro-Terrorist Facebook Post

Danish man who posted 'Je Suis' comments for Copenhagen gunman will not be charged for 'condoning terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 7:55 PM

France Seeks Silicon Valley Help in War on Terror

French interior minister insists struggle to keep incitement from social media not an attack on free speech.Arutz Sheva, 2/21/2015, 6:46 PM

Egypt Sends Student to Jail for Promoting Atheism

Cairo cracking down on 'insults to Islam' and other major religions - including atheism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 8:29 PM

Which MK is the Facebook Champ?

A new website counts how many statuses MKs post, and how many are then edited or deleted.Gil Ronen, 2/17/2015, 3:43 PM

Jewish Home Activists Protest Bennett in J'lem

Capital branch boycotts elections campaign, after activists angered at campaign investing 'all money' in Bennett's Facebook page.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/9/2015, 2:14 PM

Facebook Back Online After Crash

World's most popular social networking site downed temporarily; Instagram, Tinder also affected.Tova Dvorin and Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/27/2015, 9:19 AM

Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

The “Facebuker Rebbe”, Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, killed in a car accident. "He dedicated his life to outreach," says his friends.Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2015, 2:30 AM

Fatah 'Hangs Bibi' in Threatening Facebook Image

Palestinian Arab world taunts Israel, pulling down one offensive photo and replacing it with incitement against PM Binyamin Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 11:49 AM

Yechimovich the Most Accessible MK, Study Finds

Channel 2's late night program finds Labor MK to be most accessible on Facebook, with Defense Minister the least accessible.Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 5:45 AM

Yehuda Glick's Facebook Page Removed

One week after Temple activist was shot, his Facebook page was removed, apparently because of complaints against it.Gil Ronen, 11/5/2014, 10:44 AM

Bennett, Livni Talk Land Concessions

Economy Minister and Justice Minister exchange some Facebook banter revolving around the topic of land concessions for peace.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/24/2014, 10:50 PM

Man Behind Berlin Campaign 'Shocked' at Uproar

25 year-old from Tel Aviv area revealed to be man behind emigration campaign; says he simply wanted to point out cost of living gap.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 12:09 AM

Bereaved Mother Wants Access to Son's Facebook

Privacy or legacy? Battle being waged over fallen IDF soldier's Facebook details.Uzi Baruch, 10/10/2014, 9:13 AM

Lapid Vows Lower Prices to Stop Berlin Migration

Movement to take advantage of lower cost of living in Berlin is smear on 'the identity, history, and purpose of our country,' Lapid says.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 9:41 AM

Malaysian Man Imprisoned for Insulting Ramadan

Malaysian man sentenced to one year in prison for uploading an offensive comment about the Muslim holy fasting month.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2014, 6:46 AM

Malaysian Teen Investigated for 'Liking' Israel

Anti-Semitism hits new low as Muslim state cracks down on 'seditious' teen who 'liked' a pro-Israel Facebook post.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2014, 11:07 AM

Swedish Politician Quits After Anti-Semitic Post

Swedish politician resigns after writing on Facebook that "Jewish pigs" are responsible for mass murders in Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/7/2014, 5:45 AM

Abbas's Fatah to Israel: 'Prepare the Body Bags'

PA Chairman's faction threatens death against Israelis, saying it will 'turn settlements into balls of fire and increase your horror.'Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 7:53 AM

IDF: Punish Soldiers Who Demand Revenge

IDF vows it will severely punish soldiers who called for 'revenge', or took part in violent Jerusalem demonstration.Moshe Cohen, 7/3/2014, 12:42 PM

Students: Throw Kidnap Post Author Out of Technion

Students at the Technion reject an 'apology' by an Arab student who praised the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teens.Yosef Berger, 7/3/2014, 8:32 AM

Technion Student Clarifies Post on Teens

Arab medical student who celebrated abduction-murder on Facebook clarifies: It was black humor and a bad joke. I deleted the post.Elad Benari, 7/3/2014, 3:15 AM

Arab Facebook Group Celebrating Kidnapping Closed

Facebook page 'Three Shalits' removed after posting photos of children celebrating kidnapping with three finger hand gesture.Ari Yashar, 6/19/2014, 8:17 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

Iran: Court Summons 'Zionist' Facebook Founder

Court in Fars region demands 'Zionist' Mark Zuckerberg answer allegations amid crackdown on social media in Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/27/2014, 6:48 PM

Iran Bans WhatsApp Because of 'Zionist Connection'

Iran bans access to WhatsApp due to its connection with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.Elad Benari, 5/4/2014, 5:36 AM