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Facebook reports increased ad revenue even as ADL-led boycott reduced spending

Facebook reports increased ad revenue even as ADL-led boycott reduced spending

Advertising boycott organized by the ADL and other groups reduces Facebook revenues from top advertisers - but fails to cut overall income.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/08/2020 07:00
Netanyahu blasts TV station: They are covering up incitement

Netanyahu blasts TV station: They are covering up incitement

PM accuses Channel 12 television of covering up incitement by the far left to assassinate the Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2020 04:05
Complaint sent to police over call to assassinate Netanyahu

Complaint sent to police over call to assassinate Netanyahu

Facebook deletes account on which call to assassinate Prime Minister Netanyahu was posted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 15:44
Holocaust survivors urge Zuckerberg to remove Holocaust denial from Facebook

Holocaust survivors urge Zuckerberg to remove Holocaust denial from Facebook

Holocaust survivors lending their voices to campaign urging Facebook CEO to remove Holocaust denial from the social media site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 04:38
Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google CEOs testify on Capitol Hill over antitrust concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 01:29
Facebook suspends UK rapper Wiley after he moves his messages toward Jews there

Facebook suspends UK rapper Wiley after he moves his messages toward Jews there

UK-based rapper Wiley suspended on Facebook after moving his anti-Semitic rants there, after being suspended from Twitter.Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/07/2020 13:14
Republican lawmaker files criminal referral against Facebook CEO

Republican lawmaker files criminal referral against Facebook CEO

Rep. Matt Gaetz files criminal referral against Facebook CEO for allegedly making false statements to Congress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 00:07
Suspended FB user reinstated after Arutz Sheva exposure

Suspended FB user reinstated after Arutz Sheva exposure

Suspended Facebook user blocked for 30 days fully reinstated after query submitted to senior FB exec that included coverage by Arutz Sheva.Mordechai Sones, 15/07/2020 12:01
Report: Facebook considering ban on political ads

Report: Facebook considering ban on political ads

Facebook reportedly considering imposing a ban on political ads in the days leading up to the US election in November.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/07/2020 00:01
Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhan

Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhan

Social media mammoth rejects appeal by user suspended for quoting Nation of Islam head almost verbatim.Mordechai Sones, 09/07/2020 21:14
Facebook won't let boycott affect hate speech policies

Facebook won't let boycott affect hate speech policies

Mark Zuckerberg nonplussed by advertising boycott, says companies 'will be back soon enough' even if policies don't change.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2020 11:25
Facebook ad shows a Jewish California state senator clutching Monopoly money

Facebook ad shows a Jewish California state senator clutching Monopoly money

Trade union posts political advertisement evoking anti-Semitic stereotypes about Jews and money.Marcy Oster/JTA, 03/07/2020 00:12
Can the advertisers' boycott of Facebook be successful?

Can the advertisers' boycott of Facebook be successful?

Growing ad boycotts are pressuring Facebook to censor content some groups say constitutes 'hate speech' or misinformation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 01:10
Texas: Harris County  prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas: Harris County prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas prosecutor resigns over sharing Facebook post comparing Black Lives Matter to the Nazis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/07/2020 08:48
List of companies joining boycott of Facebook ads continues to grow

List of companies joining boycott of Facebook ads continues to grow

Starbucks, Hershey and Coca-Cola join Facebook ad boycott after social network announces some reforms.Ben Sales, JTA, 30/06/2020 08:10
Facebook to label but leave up posts that violate company policies

Facebook to label but leave up posts that violate company policies

Facebook CEO says company will label newsworthy posts that violate company policies but will not delete them.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/06/2020 00:26
Ben & Jerry's boycotts Facebook, demands censorship

Ben & Jerry's boycotts Facebook, demands censorship

Vermont-based ice cream company joins growing list of companies boycotting Facebook, demanding company censor posts it deems hate speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2020 12:33
North Face, Patagonia, REI will boycott Facebook ads to protest hate speech

North Face, Patagonia, REI will boycott Facebook ads to protest hate speech

Several large companies boycott Facebook ads in attempt to force social media giant to stop ignoring hateful lies, dangerous propaganda.Ben Sales, JTA, 23/06/2020 08:30
Facebook removes Trump ad campaign which targeted Antifa

Facebook removes Trump ad campaign which targeted Antifa

Facebook removes Trump and Pence ad that featured symbol of red triangle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 00:06
New campaign calls for companies to boycott Facebook ads

New campaign calls for companies to boycott Facebook ads

Protesting hate speech, ADL and NAACP call on companies to stop running Facebook ads in July.Ben Sales, JTA, 17/06/2020 14:53
Facebook removes viral post falsely portraying IDF soldier

Facebook removes viral post falsely portraying IDF soldier

Post claiming IDF soldier killed 'Palestinian' boy revealed to be photo of Chilean, not Israeli, officer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2020 11:01
Watch: Yehuda Glick holds global prayer from Temple Mount with Christian leaders

Watch: Yehuda Glick holds global prayer from Temple Mount with Christian leaders

Glick: 'USA was always Israel's greatest ally! Now, while our closest friend is going through time of crisis - we will stand by their side!'Mordechai Sones, 04/06/2020 16:18
Trump signs new executive order targeting social media

Trump signs new executive order targeting social media

Trump says new order strips the liability protection from companies that censor content.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/05/2020 23:35
 Facebook appoints 'Free speech panel'

Facebook appoints 'Free speech panel'

Social media giant announces identity members of supervisory board for free speech policy including former Israeli Justice Ministry directorArutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2020 22:49
Facebook challenges Zoom

Facebook challenges Zoom

Facebook offers alternative to Zoom, unveils service featuring virtual "rooms" in which people can visit friends.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 25/04/2020 01:40
Facebook needs to answer for putting us in danger

Facebook needs to answer for putting us in danger

If Zuckerberg fails to respond, satisfactorily, to what he has done to endanger our lives, the Justice Department needs to act, pronto. Jack Engelhard, 17/03/2020 06:15
Netanyahu complains to Facebook founder

Netanyahu complains to Facebook founder

PM calls Mark Zuckerberg to demand Facebook take action to ensure fairness in treatment of Israeli elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 20:01
Facebook takes down page attacking Lakewood Jewish community

Facebook takes down page attacking Lakewood Jewish community

'Rise Up Ocean County' page was dedicated to opposing growth of Orthodox community of Lakewood, New Jersey.Ben Sales/JTA, 05/02/2020 22:49
Finding community, empathy online in an era of rage

Finding community, empathy online in an era of rage

While popular platforms are programmed to amplify people’s weaknesses, there are places online designed to encourage connection and empathy.NPR, 23/01/2020 06:57
Shared a 'hurtful' Facebook post? Now you can be sued for that

Shared a 'hurtful' Facebook post? Now you can be sued for that

In an unprecedented decision, Israeli court says Facebook users who shared hurtful posts can be sued. Gave a like? Don't worry, you're fine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2020 15:12
Delaware county Republican official under fire for 'Jews In Name Only' post

Delaware county Republican official under fire for 'Jews In Name Only' post

Vice chair of Republican Party in Sussex County, Delaware under fire over Facebook posts against Jews testifying in impeachment hearings.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/01/2020 22:28
Report: Data of millions of Facebook users exposed online

Report: Data of millions of Facebook users exposed online

More than 267 million Facebook users had their personal data exposed in an online database that was eventually taken down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 06:50
'Facebook would have let Hitler post anti-Semitic ads'

'Facebook would have let Hitler post anti-Semitic ads'

Accepting ADL award, Baron Cohen slams Facebook's policy of not fact-checking political ads.AFP, 23/11/2019 18:14
Yad L'Achim sues Facebook over missionary targeting of minors

Yad L'Achim sues Facebook over missionary targeting of minors

Missionary watchdog group takes social media giant Facebook to court in class-action lawsuit over ads by missionaries targeting children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2019 10:53
IDF to Gazans: Is it worth it?

IDF to Gazans: Is it worth it?

IDF reaches out to Gaza residents on social media, saying Islamic Jihad is ruing their children's lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2019 18:29
"Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is assaulting the truth"

"Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is assaulting the truth"

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, writer of film on Facebook's rise, blasts Zuckerberg, accusing him of 'assaulting truth'.Ben Sales, JTA, 01/11/2019 14:24
Facebook and freedom of expression: Time for restrictions?

Facebook and freedom of expression: Time for restrictions?

Facebook and the First Amendment: Policing free speech on the platform?NPR, 25/10/2019 01:50
Facebook under scrutiny over content regulation

Facebook under scrutiny over content regulation

How Facebook's power to dictate and censor content could eventually be more dangerous than Russia-sponsored ads to interfere in US electionsi24News, 24/10/2019 13:35
The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

"Your account has been terminated. Failure to meet community standards.” Who decides what those standards are? Jack Engelhard, 22/10/2019 09:50
Sacha Baron Cohen makes Nazi analogy to slam Zuckerberg's speech

Sacha Baron Cohen makes Nazi analogy to slam Zuckerberg's speech

'Borat' actor says Facebook CEO's defense of free speech is akin to a restaurant welcoming anti-Semites who shout anti-Semitic insults.Ben Sales, JTA, 20/10/2019 08:41
Zuckerberg: Warren presidency would be bad for Facebook

Zuckerberg: Warren presidency would be bad for Facebook

Facebook CEO pledges to fight Elizabeth Warren's promise to break up large tech companies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2019 00:10
Why is Fatah hiding its Facebook page?

Why is Fatah hiding its Facebook page?

Fatah, fearing Facebook would close its homepage due to anti-Semitism, support for terrorism and violence, hides page.Palestinian Media Watch, 26/09/2019 16:52
Facebook takes down Fatah's home page

Facebook takes down Fatah's home page

Following Palestinian Media Watch reports on terror-supporting posts on Fatah page, Facebook removes PA ruling party page.Palestinian Media Watch, 25/09/2019 19:56
Facebook suspends Likud election bot, accuses it of hate speech

Facebook suspends Likud election bot, accuses it of hate speech

Facebook accuses Likud of 'hate speech' with automated election post claiming Arabs 'want to destroy us'.AFP, 12/09/2019 15:24
Facebook's terror-promoting partnership with Fatah

Facebook's terror-promoting partnership with Fatah

Palestinian Media Watch's new report finds that "Facebook has chosen to be Fatah’s willing partner in 2019.”Palestinian Media Watch , 10/09/2019 17:53
Trump admin reinstates official wrongly accused of anti-Semitism

Trump admin reinstates official wrongly accused of anti-Semitism

Senior Labor Department adviser Leif Olson forced out after being accused of anti-Semitism - for Facebook post mocking anti-Semitism.Sam Sokol, JTA, 06/09/2019 07:19
Today: Launch of West Bank Jewish Population Stats FB page

Today: Launch of West Bank Jewish Population Stats FB page

Bet El Institutions is launching the parallel FB page to their well-established curated email newsletter, West Bank Stats.Sharona Cohen, 19/08/2019 21:18
Calls to murder police officer who killed terrorist last week

Calls to murder police officer who killed terrorist last week

Zionist organization notifies police after Facebook users call to murder police officer who eliminated Temple Mount terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2019 12:54
Facebook to 'minimize potential harm' during Israeli elections

Facebook to 'minimize potential harm' during Israeli elections

Facebook says it is taking measures to "fact-check" content and minimize "potential harm" during Israel's election period.AFP, 14/08/2019 23:00
Age your photos - and compromise your privacy?

Age your photos - and compromise your privacy?

Have you used FaceApp? Made by Russian developers, members of Congress say the app could be a national security threat.NPR, 26/07/2019 18:28
Facebook slapped with highest fine in history

Facebook slapped with highest fine in history

Facebook will pay a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, reports say. Critics: 'This isn't a fine, it's a favor to Facebook.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2019 21:48
Meet the Pro Israeli man targeted as a ‘social media’ enemy

Meet the Pro Israeli man targeted as a ‘social media’ enemy

Alan Silver, a man with pro-Israel and conservative views, has been suspended or banned from Facebook over and over. Is this fair?Israel News Talk Radio, 10/07/2019 22:58
Jewish charity targeted by online harassment campaign

Jewish charity targeted by online harassment campaign

Arab users targeting Israeli Jewish charity succeed in forcing closure of charity's Facebook page for phony 'abuse' reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2019 11:13
Facebook stocks drop following email leak

Facebook stocks drop following email leak

Facebook INC uncovers emails showing CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have been involved in controversial privacy practices.Gary Willig, 12/06/2019 20:23
 Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to visit Israel

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to visit Israel

Sheryl Sandberg, one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, will be visiting Israel on a family trip.Sara Rubenstein, 02/06/2019 16:17
Facebook bans black conservative activist Candace Owens

Facebook bans black conservative activist Candace Owens

Facebook claims temporary block was a 'mistake,' but adds conservative activist to list of possible 'hate agents.'Chana Roberts, 18/05/2019 22:52
Facebook bans Israeli firm over fake election posts

Facebook bans Israeli firm over fake election posts

Facebook takes down hundreds of accounts linked to 'coordinated inauthentic behavior.'AFP, 17/05/2019 12:21