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Clubhouse shuts down rooms after anti-Semitism complaints

New audio-based social network announces it is shutting down 'a number of rooms' following spate of complaints about anti-Semitism.

Clubhouse shuts down rooms after anti-Semitism complaints

'We must change our approach to security'

Minister of Internal Security Gilad Erdan called for international cooperation to crack down on incitement propagated on social networks.

'We must change our approach to security'

World Celebrates International Falafel Day

American-Israeli's initiative has reached Egypt, Syria, Lebanon for the first time. Will it unite the Middle East through food?

World Celebrates International Falafel Day

Viral Post Brings 100 People to Survivor's Funeral

Facebook post brings hundreds to funeral of 93 year-old buried in Beit Shemesh.

Viral Post Brings 100 People to Holocaust Survivor's Funeral

Arab Sentenced to 8 Months for Incitement

Second precedent-setting case marks trend of Israeli Arabs being held accountable for supporting terror online.

Arab Man Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison for Facebook Incitement

ISIS Launches Own Social Network

Site specifically for the terror group tanks for privacy reasons, claims it is not directly associated with the Islamic State group.

ISIS Launches Own Social Network; Site Shutters within 24 Hours

Facebook Back Online After Crash

World's most popular social networking site downed temporarily; Instagram, Tinder also affected.

Facebook Back Online After Crash

Saudi Arabia to Crack Down on Social Media Posts

Riyadh examining legal precedent for filing charges against social media sites which allow posts about adultery, atheism, and other vices.

Saudi Arabia to Crack Down on 'Anti-Islamic' Social Media Posts

Is Social Networking a Security Risk for the IDF?

Former IDF Chief Rabbi warns against soldiers using social media, citing security risks, maintaining order in the armed forces.

Is Social Networking a Security Risk for the IDF?

Facebook Pays More than $16 Billion for WhatsApp

In biggest acquisition yet, Facebook purchases fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp.

Facebook Pays More than $16 Billion for WhatsApp

Woman to Pay 10,000 for Facebook Criticism

Judge warns: Facebook slander will cost dearly, starting soon.

Woman to Pay 10,000 for Facebook Criticism

Facebook Lifts Ban on Beheading Videos

Facebook condemned as ‘irresponsible’ for allowing footage of decapitations.

Facebook Lifts Ban on Beheading Videos

Embattled Assad Opens 'Instagram' Account

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has officially opened a new Instagram account in an effort to bolster his image.

Embattled Assad Opens 'Instagram' Account

Facebook: Over Six Million User Details Exposed

Facebook revealed that due to a bug on site, roughly six million phone numbers and e-mail addresses had been inadvertently exposed.

Facebook Reveals: Over Six Million User Details Exposed

Twitter to Audit Tweets to Target Ads

Twitter on Wednesday began to allow ads to be targeted at users based on the words written in 'tweets' and messages.

Twitter to Audit Tweets to Target Ads

IDF Gets New Commander of Online Media

Lt. Col. Peter Lerner has replaces Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich as Head of the IDF Foreign Press Branch.

IDF Gets New Commander of Online Media, Foreign Press

Terror and Anti-Semitism on the Internet

Terror and Anti-Semitism on the Internet

YouTube 'Too Slow' Removing Hate Videos

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has called on YouTube to remove hateful material that propagates Holocaust denial.

YouTube 'Too Slow' Taking Action Against Hate Videos

Arabic Facebook Users Demand: 'Insha'Allah' Button

Arabic-speaking Facebook users want the social networking site to add an “Insha’Allah” button to the platform for Mideast.

Arabic Facebook Users Demand: 'Insha'Allah' Button

'What's the Fuzz with Jews' Tweet Taints Campaign

A campaign designed to promote tourism in Sweden has stirred controversy after a woman posted derogatory comments about Jews.

'What's the Fuzz with Jews' Tweet Taints Swedish Campaign

Only 7% Think Protests Can Save Ulpana

Just 7% of Israelis in Judea and Samaria think that protests can save the Ulpana neighborhood.

Only 7% Think Protests Can Save Ulpana

Samaria Jews to Become ‘Facebook Warriors’

Jews from Judea and Samaria learn to take their cause to social networks.

A New Front: Samaria Jews to Become ‘Facebook Warriors’

Pakistan Restores Twitter After Blocking Site

Pakistan restored access to Twitter after blocking the site over posts involving caricatures of the prophet Muhammad.

Pakistan Restores Twitter After Block Over Blasphemous Cartoons

Anti-Semitic Remarks on Facebook Prompt Arrests

Police in Glasgow, Scotland arrested six people over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook that mocked the Jewish community of Giffnock.

Anti-Semitic Remarks on Facebook Prompt Police Arrests

Israeli PM Leads in Facebook Popularity

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has become the leading Israeli politician on Facebook, surpassing more than 200,000 “likes.”

Israeli PM Leads in Facebook Popularity

Obama: 'Electronic Curtain' Has Fallen Over Iran

Obama: despite sanctions, the U.S. is issuing new guidelines to make it easier to provide services to Iranian people.

Obama: 'Electronic Curtain' Has Fallen Over Iran player

"Arab Spring" Inaccurate short of Earthquake

The “Arab Spring” is much too flowery and seasonal a term to describe an earthquake that threatens stability of region.

"Arab Spring" Inaccurate short of Earthquake

'Children Should Not Use Social Networks'

Education Ministry officials say parents need to monitor their children's web-use and protect them from online dangers.

Education Ministry: Children Should Not Use Social Networks

FBI Seeks Bids to Build Social 'App'

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a contractor to help it gather up-to-the-minute info from Internet social networks.

FBI Seeks Bids to Build Social 'App'

PA Preparing for September on Social Media

The PA and its supporters are preparing for September, calling for both diplomacy and violence on Facebook and Twitter.

Arabs, Leftists Preparing for September on Faceboook, Twitter

Social Protests Target Bibi

PM Netanyahu is targeted by protesters who call for more government help for poor children, retired soldiers.

Social Protests Target Bibi

IDF Uses New Media

The IDF Spokespersons Unit explains at Herzliya Conference how it uses new media to make information accessible to everyone.

New Media Makes ‘Dry’ Information Accessibleplayer

IDF Warns Soldiers Against FB

IDF warns its soldiers not to publish photos which identify the unit in which they serve on the popular social network.

IDF Warns Soldiers Against Facebook

Iran Website Supports Ayatolla

New Iranian social networking site has been established specifically for supporters of the 'Supreme Leader'. Facebook beware.

Iran Social Network Supports Ayatollah