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Social media platform accuses ADL of 'Jewish privilege'

Social media platform accuses ADL of 'Jewish privilege'

'Gab' social media platform pushes back on criticism by ADL, accuses group of serving as agent of Israeli interests.David Rosenberg, 14/10/2021 17:38
WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

Social media sites, app owned by Facebook rendered unusable for more than six hours by unknown glitch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 02:45
New Hampshire politician reprimanded for posting anti-Semitic image to social media

New Hampshire politician reprimanded for posting anti-Semitic image to social media

State's Legislative Ethics Committee reprimands lawmaker and demands a "suitable letter of apology" after rep. posts image to social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 18:05
Yoaz Hendel: 'We'll get involved in how Facebook Israel is managed'

Yoaz Hendel: 'We'll get involved in how Facebook Israel is managed'

Communications Minister slams social media: 'I'm definitely not happy with the status quo, there's a real problem with them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 08:33
After mounting criticism Facebook puts Instagram Kids on hold

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.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/09/2021 22:58
Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts?

Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts?

It appears the social media platform will begin taking a more drastic approach to users it deems 'harmful'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 11:31
Is FB exempting 'high-profile' users from extra oversight?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 16:28
Report: Anti-Semitic hashtags and content widespread on Instagram

Report: Anti-Semitic hashtags and content widespread on Instagram

Report by UK Community Security Trust concludes that users on Instagram are running into anti-Semitic content at an alarming rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 17:27
Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Extremist users posting anti-Semitic content using musical backgrounds and video effects to fool algorithms that detect hate propaganda.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 22:33
Twitch users plan one-day ‘walkout’ over flood of Nazi symbols, hateful messages

Twitch users plan one-day ‘walkout’ over flood of Nazi symbols, hateful messages

Group of top streamers on popular video game streaming site will shut off service on Sep 1 in protest against hateful content in chats.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 20:37
Report: Majority of social media sites failing to combat anti-Semitism

Report: Majority of social media sites failing to combat anti-Semitism

ADL's 2021 Online Antisemitism Report Card finds that platforms performed at "middling level" when it came to removing Jew-hate.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 17:58
U of Cali prof under investigation for anti-Israel Twitter posts

U of Cali prof under investigation for anti-Israel Twitter posts

Account of over 2,200 tweets includes offensive posts about Zionists and Israel.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 17:13
Pro-Trump social media platform flooded with jihadi propaganda

Pro-Trump social media platform flooded with jihadi propaganda

Report finds that GETTR's free speech policy being exploited by terror groups posting graphic and violent videos and memes.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 16:40
Report: Social media sites failing to remove majority of anti-Semitic content

Report: Social media sites failing to remove majority of 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.Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 16:39
Billie Eilish accused of 'racism' after saying: "Hi, Israel"

Billie Eilish accused of 'racism' after saying: "Hi, Israel"

Releasing her new album, Billie Eilish says, 'Hi, Israel' - and is called 'racist' and 'occupier.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 01/08/2021 00:09
'We must work together to fight anti-Semitism on social media'

'We must work together to fight anti-Semitism on social media'

Intelligence Minister Elazar Stern meets TikTok executive to discuss how to fight anti-Semitic content on the platform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 16:51
Likud MK blocked from Facebook

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.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 16/07/2021 22:25
UK government calls on social media firms to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

UK government calls on social media firms to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Move, considered long overdue, is backed by leading British Jewish advocacy group.Dan Verbin, 13/07/2021 21:05
Trump: Damages could reach 'trillions' in social media law suit

Trump: Damages could reach 'trillions' in social media law suit

Trump is taking on Facebook, Twitter and Google, as well as their CEOs, on censorship charges after they suspended his accounts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 19:36
Trump announces class action lawsuits against CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, Google

Trump announces class action lawsuits against CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, Google

Suits to demand Trump's social media accounts be restored, 'punitive damages.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 18:35
2 dead,  thousands without power after mudslide strikes in Japan

2 dead, thousands without power after mudslide strikes in Japan

Graphic social media footage shows a mountainside spontaneously collapsing, sweeping several houses away in seconds.Shlomo Witty, 03/07/2021 22:57
Trump joins Rumble

Trump joins Rumble

Former US President Donald Trump has joined the Rumble app, after being banned from other social media platforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 09:05
'Creepy': Biden whispering during press session

'Creepy': Biden whispering during press session

Social media is abuzz with speculations after President Biden repeatedly whispered into the microphone during an impromptu press conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 13:50
Donald Trump celebrates 75th birthday today

Donald Trump celebrates 75th birthday today

Former president greeted on social media with thousands of birthday well wishes.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 19:59
Zionist occupiers? Beyond the social media 'truths'

Zionist occupiers? Beyond the social media 'truths'

'Unpacked' attempts to dissect truth from fiction in what many believe is a one-sided affair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 12:25
Watch: Psaki defends Facebook banning of Trump

Watch: Psaki defends Facebook banning of Trump

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki appeared to praise social media's banning individuals for 'misinformation campaigns' on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 12:09
ADL accuses Facebook of turning blind eye to anti-Semitic content

ADL accuses Facebook of turning blind eye to anti-Semitic content

ADL says that thousands of anti-Semitic posts and groups that violate Facebook's own rules are allowed to remain on the social media site.Dan Verbin , 03/06/2021 20:34
Trump's blog permanently shut down

Trump's blog permanently shut down

Former President had used his blog to share statements after larger social media companies banned him from their platforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 05:58
The world under siege as Big Tech weaponizes Democracy

The world under siege as Big Tech weaponizes Democracy

Silicon Valley has the government answering to them on every level, proving a greater threat than the Russian Communists. Op EdOrthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, 31/05/2021 21:45
Suspected incitement against Bennett on social media

Suspected incitement against Bennett on social media

Cyber unit at Lahav 433 investigating photo in which Bennett is seen with a kaffiyeh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 05:06
Russia fines social media platforms for posting 'banned' content

Russia fines social media platforms for posting 'banned' content

A Russian court fined social media giants for failing to delete banned content voicing support for jailed opposition leader Navalny.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 14:35
NBA teams take social media stands against anti-Semitism

NBA teams take social media stands against anti-Semitism

Several NBA teams post messages condemning spike in anti-Semitism. 'These hateful and dangerous acts MUST stop,' one team says.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 25/05/2021 08:43
WJC stands with Israel and welcomes ceasefire

WJC stands with Israel and welcomes ceasefire

WJC also expresses outrage at surge in anti-Semitic attacks and anti-Semitism on social media during the last 11 days.Dan Verbin, Canada, 21/05/2021 22:49
Social media videos are shaping viewers' beliefs on Israel

Social media videos are shaping viewers' beliefs on Israel

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews.Shira Hanau/JTA & Arutz Sheva, 12/05/2021 08:59
Could Trump take Facebook suit to Supreme Court?

Could Trump take Facebook suit to Supreme Court?

Social media expert says social media giant's claims of fair play are nothing but a coverup for Democrats in control of public opinion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 16:12
Trump launches new platform after social media ban

Trump launches new platform after social media ban

New platform enables former President to communicate directly with his followers after ban from sites like Twitter and Facebook.Ben Ariel, 05/05/2021 04:05
UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

Author's 2014 novel had explored issues of racism and won praise for its portrayal of a mixed-race young woman growing up in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 04:39
Cambridge man who posted about killing Jews found guilty of terror-related charge

Cambridge man who posted about killing Jews found guilty of terror-related charge

24-year old Cambridge graduate was on trial for posting threatening anti-Semitic rants on social media and possessing a bomb-making manual.Dan Verbin, 23/04/2021 17:00
'Déjà vu' - Social media continuing banning spree

'Déjà vu' - Social media continuing banning spree

Fox reports on social media platforms continuing their 'political purge' of stories and activists they oppose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 13:38
Israeli leaders address Yom Hazikaron on social media

Israeli leaders address Yom Hazikaron on social media

Politicians from the entire political spectrum take to social media their thoughts on Israel's Remembrance Day.Akiva Spiegelman, 13/04/2021 22:58
Twitch becomes first social media site to ban users for off-site behavior

Twitch becomes first social media site to ban users for off-site behavior

In a first, popular video game streaming platform will now block users for their behavior outside of the site.Dan Verbin, 07/04/2021 22:15
Watch: Prager Thought Police make an arrest (PARODY)

Watch: Prager Thought Police make an arrest (PARODY)

In PragerU's latest edition of 'COPS,' Officer Will Witt comes upon a 'white male yet to renounce his privilege on social media.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 13:05
Trump launches site to promote future career in politics

Trump launches site to promote future career in politics

Trump launched a site to promote his accomplishments as president in preparation for mid-term elections, social media platform to come.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2021 09:11
Watch: CEO of Twitter admits banning Trump

Watch: CEO of Twitter admits banning Trump

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admits to having 'last word' when banning President Trump after being asked if he did so at House hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2021 23:43
LIVE: Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai testify on  misinformation,extremism in big tech

LIVE: Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai testify on misinformation,extremism in big tech

House Energy and Commerce Committee holds hearing on "Disinformation Nation: Social Media's Role in Promoting Extremism and Misinformation.', 25/03/2021 18:08
'Former Pres. Trump to redefine social media' - Aide forecasts new 'Free Speech' platform

'Former Pres. Trump to redefine social media' - Aide forecasts new 'Free Speech' platform

Trump Senior Adviser says former president could make return to social media after being indefinitely banned from Facebook & Twitter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 11:18
'Speech police:' Principal suspended for criticizing Big Tech

'Speech police:' Principal suspended for criticizing Big Tech

Principal from Tennessee school who was suspended 6 weeks for daring to question social media censorship interviewed by Tucker Carlson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 16:31
New anti-Semitic slurs used to evade social media algorithms

New anti-Semitic slurs used to evade social media algorithms

Secret language used to evade detection by algorithms poses challenge to law enforcement and social media platforms, new study reveals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 10:53
Parler back online

Parler back online

Social media platform says it has new site 'not dependent on Big Tech for its operation.'Gary Willig, 15/02/2021 18:16
Florida governor DeSantis: 'We'll hold social media accountable'

Florida governor DeSantis: 'We'll hold social media accountable'

Florida Governor DeSantis tells Newsmax about plans to hold social media platforms and 'big tech' accountable following censorship campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 21:11
Parler board fires company CEO

Parler board fires company CEO

Fox reports Parler board of directives has terminated CEO John Matze's tenure after he was 'met with constant resistance on company vision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 18:37
Rabbi Michoel Green, an anti-vaxxer rabbi, is fired by Chabad over social media posts

Rabbi Michoel Green, an anti-vaxxer rabbi, is fired by Chabad over social media posts

Continued emphasis on anti-vax rhetoric is in 'direct conflict with the sacred task' for which emissary was appointed, director says.Shira Hanau, JTA, 04/02/2021 11:42
Social media superstar launches campaign to 50 million followers against anti-Semitism

Social media superstar launches campaign to 50 million followers against anti-Semitism

Martin: 'As a girl of Jewish and Hispanic descent, I have received my fair share of hate on social media over the years.'Arutz Sheva, 02/02/2021 19:27
Social media: Selective outrage

Social media: Selective outrage

The internet has come to resemble medieval Europe during the time of the Black Death, when Jews were accused of poisoning wells. Op-ed.Matthew M. Hausman, J.D. , 25/01/2021 14:16
Digital Jihad multiculturalism: 'We will conquer you using your laws'

Digital Jihad multiculturalism: 'We will conquer you using your laws'

Trump is gone, but Islamists stay on and use social media for Jihad. A partial list of Jihad accounts with not a word from Big-Tech. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 24/01/2021 11:55
Bernie breaks the internet

Bernie breaks the internet

An image of Senator Bernie Sanders at Biden’s inauguration this week has gotten the attention of creative social media users.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/01/2021 22:59
Geller goes global

Geller goes global

Jamie Geller speaks with Eve Harow about the need to rebrand Judaism, food, the power of social media.The Land Of Israel Network, 22/01/2021 05:00