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US federal court allows antitrust lawsuit to break up Facebook

US federal court allows antitrust lawsuit to break up Facebook

Court rules that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can proceed with its antitrust lawsuit against Facebook.

Facebook temporarily suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene

Facebook temporarily suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene

Move comes a day after Twitter permanently banned the Georgia congresswoman.

Israel to train social media influencers to combat antisemitism

Israel to train social media influencers to combat antisemitism and anti-Zionism

The “Influencers Project” features young Israeli influencers with a combined social media following of 30 million fans.

Facebook takes down video on Jerusalem's historyplayer

Facebook takes down video on Jerusalem's history

Im Tirzu Facebook account suspended after posting video showing extensive Jewish history of Jerusalem before the 'Palestinians' existed.

EU lawmakers: Facebook needs to do more to remove antisemitism

EU lawmakers: Facebook needs to do more to remove antisemitism from its platform

European Lawmakers are taking Facebook to task for not doing enough to remove antisemitic content form its platform.

President Herzog and Meta seek to change online discourse

Herzog and Meta in Israel launch 'Think Good' campaign to change online discourse

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

Jewish Federation’s anti-hate ad rejected by Facebook

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.

Fl. Jewish fed. says Facebook algorithm banned antisemitism ad

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.

Majority of Facebook employees no longer 'like' working there

Majority of Facebook employees no longer 'like' working there, internal survey finds

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

What Do You Need to Know About Sponsored Marketing?

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.

Chelsea Clinton blasts Facebook over book burning groups

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.

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

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.

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

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.'

Facebook unveils its new name: 'Meta'

Facebook unveils its new name: 'Meta'

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

Watch: The 'metaverse' explainedplayer

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.

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

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: '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.'

Does rebranding Facebook signal a real change?

Does rebranding Facebook signal a real change in what matters?

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

'Woke employees pressured Facebook to censor conservative media'player

'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.

Facebook rejects ads for class combating anti-Semitism

Facebook rejects ads for class teaching how to combat anti-Semitism

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

Report: Facebook plans to rebrand itselfplayer

Report: Facebook plans to rebrand itself

Facebook reportedly planning to rebrand itself with new name.

Canadian hospital advisor fired for Nazi social media posts

Canadian hospital advisor removed for Nazi social media images

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

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

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

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

Can something be done about Facebook blocking?

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.

Facebook removes game with objective to kill IDF soldiersplayer

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.

Israel pushing plan to strip Facebook of legal protection

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.

Again: Users report problems with Facebook and Instagram

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.

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

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.'

Whistleblower: Iran using Facebook to spy on regional foesplayer

Whistleblower warns: Iran using Facebook to spy on other countries

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

Telegram gains over 70 million new users

Telegram gains over 70 million new users

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

Whistleblower: Facebook misleading public, allowing hate speechplayer

Whistleblower: Facebook misleading the public, allowing hate speech

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

Watch: Facebook whisteblower testifies before US Senateplayer

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.

‘The Five’ discuss whistleblower accusations against Facebookplayer

‘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.

Facebook returns after six-hour outageplayer

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.

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.

We need to deep-dive into the dynamics of Facebook

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.

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.

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

What is it with America’s Big Tech, Big Companies and of course the 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.

Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts? player

Facebook to delete 'harmful' accounts?

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

Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'player

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.

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

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.