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Trump to launch new social media network in February

Trump to launch new social media network in February

TRUTH Social, former US President's social media app, will launch on February 21.

Social media firms failing to flag white supremacist content

ADL Report: Social media firms failing to flag white supremacist content

Anti-Defamation League calls on social media firms to use its research to improve upon distinction between hate and commonplace speech.

Capitol rioter claims she's being treated like 'Jews in Germany'

Capitol rioter compares her to treatment to that of ‘Jews in Germany’

Texas real estate agent and social media personality claims she is being persecuted "just like they did that to the Jews in Germany."

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.

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Opposition chairman blasts Justice Minister over law prohibiting incitement on social media.

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.

Massachusetts firefighter accused of posting anti-Semitic image

Massachusetts firefighter accused of anti-Semitic social media post

The city of Worcester has opened an investigation after a firefighter was accused of posting an anti-Semitic image to Instagram.

Half a million anti-Semitic tweets sent per year in the UK

Study: Half a million anti-Semitic tweets sent per year in the UK

New British study finds that an astonishing half million overtly anti-Semitic tweets are sent every year in the UK.

Netanyahu: Bennett-Lapid govt. seeking to censor the right

Netanyahu: Bennett-Lapid govt. seeking to censor the right

Opposition leader claims law on social media restrictions 'danger to democracy, effort to steal next election.'

Improving online discourse starts with all of us

Improving online discourse starts with all of us

Let us pause, take a deep breath and remember that flagrant and hurtful language doesn’t get us anywhere.

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.

Rapper Wiley removed from Twitter after latest anti-Jewish rant

UK rapper Wiley removed from Twitter after latest anti-Jewish rant

Wiley has been suspended again from Twitter and Instagram after posting a torrent of anti-Semitic material on both social media sites.

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.

Quebec man convicted for online incitement against Jews

Quebec man convicted for online incitement to hatred against Jews

In hateful social media post, Trois-Rivières man ranted against Jews and threatened to blow up a Montreal synagogue.

ADL unveils template to reduce hate on social media platforms

ADL unveils template to reduce hate on social media platforms

The ADL Social Pattern Library will aid developers and designers in reducing hate on social media platforms.

Bereaved father blocked by Bennett on Twitter

Bereaved father blocked by Bennett on Twitter

Herzl Hajaj, whose daughter was murdered in attack, blocked by Bennett's social media team, which later unblocks him and apologizes.

Report: ‘Disturbing’ level of hate propagated by social media

Report: Social media algorithms propagating ‘disturbing’ level of anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada study finds that more needs to be done to combat anti-Semitism found using algorithms on social media platforms.

Canadian high school slammed for comparing police to Hitler

Canadian high school slammed for comparing police to Hitler

Canadian high school facing backlash after posting Halloween costume guide comparing the police to the Nazi leader.

Seven fined for anti-Jewish tweets against Miss France runner-up

Seven fined for anti-Semitic tweets targeting Miss France runner-up

Seven people were found guilty for anti-Semitic tweets against the runner-up of the Miss France 2021 competition and have been given fines.

Must every transgression of Judaism debut on social media?

Must every personal transgression against Judaism first be published on social media?

Social media posts tell details of self-defined forms of Jewish observance that it would be better to self-censor.Op-ed.

Police to probe threats against top health official

Police to probe threats against top health official

Police launch an investigation after head of public health services is threatened on social media.

Stocks linked to Trump drop after x-pres touts social media site

Stocks linked to Trump drop after former president touts social media site

Trump's announcement of details of his new social media endeavor did not lead to a rally by two stocks linked to the former president.

Danger! Missionaries in your home!

Danger! Missionaries in your home!

Today, proselytizers have various internet tools - they don't have to come to the door or distribute pamphlets.

Trump to launch new social network

Trump to launch new social network

Former US President announces new social network, "TRUTH Social", that purports to "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech."

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.

Non-Jewish UK actor hit with online abuse for Jewish role

Non-Jewish UK actor hit with online abuse for Jewish role

Eddie Marsan portrayed Soly Malinovsky on BBC drama Ridley Road, a man who fought post-war British neo-Nazis.

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.

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.

New Hampshire politician accused of posting anti-Semitic image

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.

Yoaz Hendel: 'We'll get involved in how Facebook 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.'

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.

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'.

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.

Report: Anti-Semitic hashtags and content rife 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.

Report: Far right TikTok accounts using music to spread hate

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Social media sites failing to remove most 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.