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'Hate and lies on social media are not being dealt with'

'Hate and lies on social media are not being dealt with'

Yochi Davis, a UK pro-Israel activist on social media, speaks about being banned from Facebook and a special lockdown 'Chicken Soup run'.Yoni Kempinski, 02/11/2020 15:22
Conservatives must fight Big Tech or lose

Conservatives must fight Big Tech or lose

Is technology going to be a tool of individual choice or social control? Republicans must not allow Big Tech to dominate the internet. Op-edDaniel Greenfield, 19/10/2020 09:36
Shocked…SHOCKED…that there’s corruption going on

Shocked…SHOCKED…that there’s corruption going on

We’ve got pollical corruption in the highest places, media malfeasance, big-tech mendacity, and anxiety over the election. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 18/10/2020 23:59
Facebook censorship targets right-wing publishing house 'Shibolet'

Facebook censorship targets right-wing publishing house 'Shibolet'

Without warning or explanation, Facebook removed Shibolet's advertising page.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 18/10/2020 17:23
Simon Wiesenthal Center welcomes Facebook's decision on Holocaust denial

Simon Wiesenthal Center welcomes Facebook's decision on Holocaust denial

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center applauds Facebook's decision to update its hate speech policy to ban Holocaust denial and distortion.Elad Benari, 13/10/2020 05:40
Facebook to ban Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook to ban Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook banning posts denying or distorting Holocaust, will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020 17:56
Chased from three platforms, Leila Khaled still finds a way to call for terrorism

Chased from three platforms, Leila Khaled still finds a way to call for terrorism

How did terrorist Leila Khaled of PFLP, the group which murdered 17 year old Rina Shnerb last year, manage to appear on Facebook? Op-ed.Teri Blumenfeld, 11/10/2020 09:25
Facebook removes Trump post which downplayed COVID-19

Facebook removes Trump post which downplayed COVID-19

Twitter leaves Trump's post up due to public interest but says it violated rules about spreading misleading information related to COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 07/10/2020 05:35
Sacha Baron Cohen announces Instagram freeze to protest Facebook’s failure to fight hate

Sacha Baron Cohen announces Instagram freeze to protest Facebook’s failure to fight hate

Borat actor blasts Facebook, announces Instagram 'freeze' to protest social media giant's failure to censor hate speech.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/09/2020 07:06
Facebook fact checkers jump the gun

Facebook fact checkers jump the gun

OAN video flagged as 'partially false', but Facebook's fact checker goes further in its conclusions than the offensive video itself.Mordechai Sones, 10/09/2020 10:44
Zuckerberg: Facebook to ban political ads in week before US election

Zuckerberg: Facebook to ban political ads in week before US election

Facebook CEO says company to take measures o prevent outside interference in November elections.Gary Willig, 03/09/2020 17:03
The hidden dangers of Chinese-style Big Tech censorship

The hidden dangers of Chinese-style Big Tech censorship

A new report from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is warning of a “new big brother“ emerging as the CCP expands its reach. Op-ed.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 23/08/2020 22:00
Facebook algorithms promote Holocaust denial content, think tank report finds

Facebook algorithms promote Holocaust denial content, think tank report finds

Study finds that Facebook's algorithms actually promote content denying the Holocaust, enable deniers to sell their literature.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/08/2020 07:06
Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce to Facebook: You would never tolerate slavery denial

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce to Facebook: You would never tolerate slavery denial

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce urges Facebook to change its policy regarding anti-Semitic posts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2020 23:57
Combat Anti-Semitism Movement applauds Facebook’s updated policy

Combat Anti-Semitism Movement applauds Facebook’s updated policy

Updated policy specifies stereotypes alleging Jews run world, media, economy, or government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 22:55
Calls for Facebook to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Calls for Facebook to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

More than 100 organizations pen letter to Mark Zuckerberg, calling for the adoption of the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2020 21:51
Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese leadership

Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese leadership

Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese government over Beirut explosion, and for publicizing the ban.Mordechai Sones, 06/08/2020 09:38
Facebook removes video post from Trump's personal page

Facebook removes video post from Trump's personal page

Facebook removes Trump's video in which he said children are "almost immune" to COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2020 03:18
Israeli citizen living abroad posted call to assassinate Netanyahu

Israeli citizen living abroad posted call to assassinate Netanyahu

Police identify Facebook post saying 'bullet in the head' is the only way to 'take down' Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 21:22
Facebook permanently bans anti-Semitic French comedian

Facebook permanently bans anti-Semitic French comedian

Facebook bans Dieudonne from its platform and from Instagram over content which mocked Holocaust victims.Elad Benari, 04/08/2020 06:35
Is Facebook turning a blind eye to Arab anti-Semitism?

Is Facebook turning a blind eye to Arab anti-Semitism?

Israeli ministry finds that social media networks selectively enforce rules against hate speech, seem to overlook anti-Semitism in Arabic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2020 12:54
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