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President Herzog and Meta seek to change online discourse

Among those joining the campaign: PM Bennett, Foreign Minister Lapid, Interior Minister Shaked, MKs Regev and Zohar, and others.

President Herzog and Meta seek to change online discourse

Jewish Federation’s anti-hate ad rejected by Facebook

Florida Jewish Federation's ad putting the spotlight on combating anti-Semitism and hate was rejected by Facebook without explanation.

Jewish Federation’s anti-hate ad rejected by Facebook

Fl. Jewish fed. says Facebook algorithm banned antisemitism ad

Jewish Federation of Broward County says Facebook algorithm rejects simple ad calling attention to problem of antisemitsm.

Fl. Jewish fed. says Facebook algorithm banned antisemitism ad

Majority of Facebook employees no longer 'like' working there

An internal employee survey from Facebook that was recently leaked showed that employees at the company are at odds with its direction.

Majority of Facebook employees no longer 'like' working there

What Do You Need to Know About Sponsored Marketing?

The finest sponsored content seems like high-quality material in and of itself, which helps to maintain viewer attention.

What Do You Need to Know About Sponsored Marketing?

Chelsea Clinton blasts Facebook over book burning groups

Chelsea Clinton says it’s no surprise that Facebook allows book burning groups — Zuckerberg once defended Holocaust deniers.

Chelsea Clinton blasts Facebook over book burning groups

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

New South Wales department of education staffer posted Hitler message on Jewish student union's Facebook page.

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

ZAKA on Facebook's 'death': 'We're on it, don't worry'

Hebrew speakers point out: Facebook's new name means 'dead' in Hebrew. 'Jewish community will make fun of this name for years to come.'

ZAKA on Facebook's 'death': 'We're on it, don't worry'

Facebook unveils its new name: 'Meta'

Facebook rebranded as 'Meta', uniting all applications under new brand.

Facebook unveils its new name: 'Meta'

Watch: The 'metaverse' explained

Facebook says it wants to transition from being a social media company to a 'metaverse' company in the next 5 years.

Watch: The 'metaverse' explained

Top EU rabbi: 'End online anonymity to tackle hate crime'

Top European rabbi calls to end online anonymity. 'Direct link between online hate crime and physical violence in the real world.'

Top EU rabbi: 'End online anonymity to tackle hate crime'

Does rebranding Facebook signal a real change?

Facebook is under scrutiny from lawmakers and regulators over content blocking practices and possible harm from its platforms. Op-ed.

Does rebranding Facebook signal a real change?

'Woke employees pressured Facebook to censor conservative media'

Breitbart editor-in-chief responds to Tucker Carlson about WSJ report that Facebook cut traffic to Breitbart and other conservative sites.

'Woke employees pressured Facebook to censor conservative media'

Facebook rejects ads for class combating anti-Semitism

Multiple ads for the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's “Outsmarting Antisemitism” were rejected by Facebook over "sensitive social issues."

Facebook rejects ads for class combating anti-Semitism

Report: Facebook plans to rebrand itself

Facebook reportedly planning to rebrand itself with new name.

Report: Facebook plans to rebrand itself

Canadian hospital advisor fired for Nazi social media posts

A hospital in Thunder Bay, Ontario removed a patient advisory body member after Nazi-related images were found on his Facebook page.

Canadian hospital advisor fired for Nazi social media posts

Facebook bans Jewish man after anti-Semitic hacking of his page

Facebook bans Jewish UK man after hacker targets him for being Jewish, flooding his account with anti-Semitic themed ISIS content.

Facebook bans Jewish man after anti-Semitic hacking of his page

Can something be done about Facebook blocking?

Censors at Facebook possess free rein to block all those who refuse to toe the line as they see it. Section 230 must be changed. Op-ed.

Can something be done about Facebook blocking?

Facebook removes game with objective to kill IDF soldiers

Anti-Israel game focusing on the murder of Israeli soldiers removed from social media giant Facebook.

Facebook removes game with objective to kill IDF soldiers

Israel pushing plan to strip Facebook of legal protection

Israeli Communications Minister reportedly poised to unveil plan which could deprive social media networks of key legal protection.

Israel pushing plan to strip Facebook of legal protection

Again: Users report problems with Facebook and Instagram

Facebook says it is aware some users are having trouble accessing its products and is working to fix the issue.

Again: Users report problems with Facebook and Instagram

Ingraham: Facebook 'whistleblower' may be a trap for Republicans

'The Left's real beef with Facebook is not about 'the children,' but rather because Facebook refuses to suppress ALL conservative speech.'

Ingraham: Facebook 'whistleblower' may be a trap for Republicans

Whistleblower: Iran using Facebook to spy on regional foes

The whistleblower also exposed China for 'surveilling weaker populations around the world.'

Whistleblower: Iran using Facebook to spy on regional foes

Telegram gains over 70 million new users

Messaging app says it gained over 70 million new users during Facebook six-hour outage on Monday.

Telegram gains over 70 million new users

Whistleblower: Facebook misleading public, allowing hate speech

The whistleblower also alleged Facebook was aware its daughter company Instagram harmed teenage girls' mental health.

Whistleblower: Facebook misleading public, allowing hate speech

Watch: Facebook whisteblower testifies before US Senate

The Senate is receiving testimony from a former Facebook employee divulging information on the social media giant's practices.

Watch: Facebook whisteblower testifies before US Senate

‘The Five’ discuss whistleblower accusations against Facebook

Following Facebook outage, ‘The Five’ panel on Fox News reacts to whistleblower who said Facebook prioritizes profit over safety.

‘The Five’ discuss whistleblower accusations against Facebook

Facebook returns after six-hour outage

Company claims a glitched update - not a hack of Facebook's systems - was responsible for the worst outage since 2019.

Facebook returns after six-hour outage

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

Social media sites, app owned by Facebook rendered unusable for more than six hours by unknown glitch.

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

We need to deep-dive into the dynamics of Facebook

The company has built a system that exempts high-profile users from some of its rules while regular users are sanctioned over them. Op-ed.

We need to deep-dive into the dynamics of Facebook

After mounting criticism Facebook puts Instagram Kids on hold

Social media giant shelving kids version of Instagram over concerns that social media endangers the mental health of young people.

After mounting criticism Facebook puts Instagram Kids on hold

What is it with America’s Big Tech, Big Companies and Democrats?

The question we should put to these chief executives of commerce and industry is, would you hire Joe Biden? We know the answer. Op-ed.

What is it with America’s Big Tech, Big Companies and Democrats?

Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts?

It appears the social media platform will begin taking a more drastic approach to users it deems 'harmful'.

Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts?

Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'

Russia said to be trying to force the US-based companies to set up base on its soil in order to monitor its citizens.

Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'

Is FB exempting 'high-profile' users from extra oversight?

According to WSJ report, celebrities, politicians and other high profile users are exempted from some of the social media platform's rules.

Is FB exempting 'high-profile' users from extra oversight?

Report: Anti-Semitic hashtags and content rife on Instagram

Report by UK Community Security Trust concludes that users on Instagram are running into anti-Semitic content at an alarming rate.

Report: Anti-Semitic hashtags and content rife on Instagram

Facebook drops ban on largest pro-Israel social media network

World's largest pro-Israel social media network, bringing together 75 million Evangelical Christians, restored after Facebook shut it down.

Facebook drops ban on largest pro-Israel social media network

Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother

Instagram account of mother of US soldier killed in Kabul bombing deleted after she pens post criticizing Biden's conduct and blaming him.

Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't to blame for vaccine hesitancy

Data shows those who use Facebook as primary source of information are more likely to refuse COVID vaccine.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't to blame for vaccine hesitancy

The Facebook octopus

Is Facebook, whose limitless reach is obvious, subtly causing an upsurge in anti-Western feeling? Op-ed.

The Facebook octopus

Taliban: Don't ask us about censorship - ask Facebook

Taliban spokesman asked whether his government will honor free speech, responds that 'This should be asked to Facebook.'

Taliban: Don't ask us about censorship - ask Facebook

Facebook designates Taliban 'terrorist group'

Facebook designates the Taliban as a 'terrorist group' and bans its content.

Facebook designates Taliban 'terrorist group'

Report: Corporate America gets failing grade on anti-Semitism

Antisemitism in Corporate American 2021 survey concludes corporate America must do more to combat Jew-hatred.

Report: Corporate America gets failing grade on anti-Semitism

German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

Court rules that Facebook cannot legally remove content without explanation, giving a warning or the opportunity to appeal the decision.

German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

Facebook, Broadway join growing list of firms requiring vaccine

Experts say businesses can play a large role swaying unvaccinated Americans to get the shot.

Facebook, Broadway join growing list of firms requiring vaccine

Facebook and freedom

Facebook's nexus to LifeLog, and its linkages to (Pentagon's) DARPA: What does it mean, and why does it matter? Connecting the dots. Op-ed.

Facebook and freedom

Social media sites failing to remove most anti-Semitic content

A new report found that major social media sites failed to act on 84% of flagged content featuring Jew hatred or anti-Jewish content.

Social media sites failing to remove most anti-Semitic content

ADL assails Republicans for branding Facebook CEO 'Zuckerbucks'

Anti-Defamation League claims attacks on Mark Zuckerberg fuel anti-Semitic stereotypes of Jewish wealth and governmental control.

ADL assails Republicans for branding Facebook CEO 'Zuckerbucks'

Likud MK blocked from Facebook

MK Distel Atbaryan's Facebook account blocked after she wrote to a professor that there was a match between his inner and outer ugliness.

Likud MK blocked from Facebook

Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Social media network says the Iran-based espionage operation targeted defense and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States.

Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Mark Zuckerberg's kippah-wearing dog sparks anti-Semitic abuse

Zuckerberg's photo of his dog Beast wearing a kippah with Star of David on it is hit with thousands of angry and anti-Semitic reactions.

Mark Zuckerberg's kippah-wearing dog sparks anti-Semitic abuse

Facebook blocks page of Hamas-affiliated news agency

Facebook blocks page of Shehab news agency, says it violated its standards against promoting violence.

Facebook blocks page of Hamas-affiliated news agency

What is Trump's lawsuit against Facebook based on?

Empowered by Section 230, tech giants are quasi-governmental entities not “private companies,” as the Tech giants falsely claim. Analysis.

What is Trump's lawsuit against Facebook based on?

Facebook to provide Holocaust education in 12 languages

Social media giant expands efforts to combat Holocaust denial, with new campaign in 12 different languages - including Arabic and German.

Facebook to provide Holocaust education in 12 languages

Republican Rep slams Facebook: 'Zuckerbucks' won the elections

Republican from Colorado claimed 'Silicon Valley billionaires' were responsible for swaying the presidential race.

Republican Rep slams Facebook: 'Zuckerbucks' won the elections

Death threats against Evyatar founder

Arab village's Facebook page posted picture of Tzvi Sukkot & family: "Wishing your wife was a widow & your children orphans."

Death threats against Evyatar founder

Randi Zuckerberg: From Facebook to her own social media firm

Randi Zuckerberg was there when her brother Mark began Facebook, now 15 years later she owns her own company, Zuckerberg Media.

Randi Zuckerberg: From Facebook to her own social media firm

Are social media outlets blocking Holocaust education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. But is that ban also blocking Holocaust education?

Are social media outlets blocking Holocaust education?

WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

World Health Organization drops recommendation against vaccinating children after Facebook censors posts.

WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

Roger Waters: Mark Zuckerberg is part of 'insidious movement'

Waters lashes out at Zuckerberg after turning down his song for Instagram ad, calls him "one of the most powerful idiots in the world.”

Roger Waters: Mark Zuckerberg is part of 'insidious movement'