Facebook

News for Facebook

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.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/10/2021 22:50
Ingraham: Facebook 'whistleblower' may be a trap for Republicans

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 15:53
Whistleblower warns: Iran using Facebook to spy on other countries

Whistleblower warns: Iran using Facebook to spy on other countries

The whistleblower also exposed China for 'surveilling weaker populations around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 10:01
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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 04:15
Whistleblower: Facebook misleading the public, allowing hate speech

Whistleblower: Facebook misleading the public, allowing hate speech

The whistleblower also alleged Facebook was aware its daughter company Instagram harmed teenage girls' mental health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 18:27
Watch: Facebook whisteblower testifies before US Senate

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 18:22
‘The Five’ discuss whistleblower accusations against Facebook

‘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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 10:11
Facebook returns after six-hour outage

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 08:24
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
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.Adina Kutnicki, 30/09/2021 10:41
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
What is it with America’s Big Tech, Big Companies and of course the 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.David Hersch, 26/09/2021 08:45
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
Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 21:44
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
Facebook drops ban on largest pro-Israel social media network

Facebook drops ban on largest pro-Israel social media network

World's largest pro-Israel social media network, bringing together 75 million Evangelical Christians, restored after Facebook shut it down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 17:31
Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother after she criticizes Biden

Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother after she criticizes Biden

Instagram account of mother of US soldier killed in Kabul bombing deleted after she pens post criticizing Biden's conduct and blaming him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 20:02
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't to blame for vaccine hesitancy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook isn't to blame for vaccine hesitancy

Data shows those who use Facebook as primary source of information are more likely to refuse COVID vaccine.Y Rabinovitz, 20/08/2021 09:10
The Facebook octopus

The Facebook octopus

Is Facebook, whose limitless reach is obvious, subtly causing an upsurge in anti-Western feeling? Op-ed.Adina Kutnicki, 18/08/2021 19:25
Taliban: Don't ask us about censorship - ask Facebook

Taliban: Don't ask us about censorship - ask Facebook

Taliban spokesman asked whether his government will honor free speech, responds that 'This should be asked to Facebook.'Tal Polon, 18/08/2021 16:10
Facebook designates Taliban 'terrorist group'

Facebook designates Taliban 'terrorist group'

Facebook designates the Taliban as a 'terrorist group' and bans its content.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 11:00
Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Antisemitism in Corporate American 2021 survey concludes corporate America must do more to combat Jew-hatred.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 15:53
German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

Court rules that Facebook cannot legally remove content without explanation, giving a warning or the opportunity to appeal the decision.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 22:12
Facebook, Broadway join growing list of firms requiring vaccine

Facebook, Broadway join growing list of firms requiring vaccine

Experts say businesses can play a large role swaying unvaccinated Americans to get the shot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 21:19
Facebook and freedom

Facebook and freedom

Facebook's nexus to LifeLog, and its linkages to (Pentagon's) DARPA: What does it mean, and why does it matter? Connecting the dots. Op-ed.Adina Kutnicki, 03/08/2021 13:53
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
ADL assails Republicans for branding Facebook CEO 'Zuckerbucks'

ADL assails Republicans for branding Facebook CEO 'Zuckerbucks'

Anti-Defamation League claims attacks on Mark Zuckerberg fuel anti-Semitic stereotypes of Jewish wealth and governmental control.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 19/07/2021 07:45
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
Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Social media network says the Iran-based espionage operation targeted defense and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 00:57
Mark Zuckerberg's kippah-wearing dog sparks torrent of anti-Semitic abuse

Mark Zuckerberg's kippah-wearing dog sparks torrent of anti-Semitic abuse

Zuckerberg's photo of his dog Beast wearing a kippah with Star of David on it is hit with thousands of angry and anti-Semitic reactions.Dan Verbin, 15/07/2021 15:00
Facebook blocks page of Hamas-affiliated news agency

Facebook blocks page of Hamas-affiliated news agency

Facebook blocks page of Shehab news agency, says it violated its standards against promoting violence.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2021 06:05
What is Trump's lawsuit against Facebook based on?

What is Trump's lawsuit against Facebook based on?

Empowered by Section 230, tech giants are quasi-governmental entities not “private companies,” as the Tech giants falsely claim. Analysis.Mark Langfan, 13/07/2021 12:24
Facebook to provide Holocaust education in 12 languages — including German

Facebook to provide Holocaust education in 12 languages — including German

Social media giant expands efforts to combat Holocaust denial, with new campaign in 12 different languages - including Arabic and German.Ben Sales, JTA, 08/07/2021 22:11
Republican Rep slams Facebook: 'Zuckerbucks' won the elections

Republican Rep slams Facebook: 'Zuckerbucks' won the elections

Republican from Colorado claimed 'Silicon Valley billionaires' were responsible for swaying the presidential race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 22:56
Death threats against Evyatar founder

Death threats against Evyatar founder

Arab village's Facebook page posted picture of Tzvi Sukkot & family: "Wishing your wife was a widow & your children orphans."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 04/07/2021 21:49
Randi Zuckerberg: From Facebook to founding her own social media firm

Randi Zuckerberg: From Facebook to founding her own social media firm

Randi Zuckerberg was there when her brother Mark began Facebook, now 15 years later she owns her own company, Zuckerberg Media.Adi Rubinstein, Israel Hayom, 02/07/2021 18:57
Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. But is that ban also blocking Holocaust education?Ben Sales, JTA, 29/06/2021 08:01
WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

World Health Organization drops recommendation against vaccinating children after Facebook censors posts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 13:47
Roger Waters: Zuckerberg is part of 'insidious movement of them to take over everything'

Roger Waters: Zuckerberg is part of 'insidious movement of them to take over everything'

Waters lashes out at Zuckerberg after turning down his song for Instagram ad, calls him "one of the most powerful idiots in the world.”Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 18:35
Former President Trump blasts Biden: There was a time everyone supported Israel

Former President Trump blasts Biden: There was a time everyone supported Israel

Trump lashed out at the Democratic Party: 'Today, evidence proves COVID originated at a Chinese lab. I was aware of this 13 months ago...'Idan Ben-Porat, 06/06/2021 08:54
Facebook bans Trump for two years

Facebook bans Trump for two years

Facebook’s Oversight Board upholds suspension of former President’s Facebook and Instagram accounts for two years, will reassess after that.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/06/2021 21:26
Report: Facebook to end policy that shields politicians from moderation

Report: Facebook to end policy that shields politicians from moderation

Facebook reportedly will announce end to its controversial policy that mostly shields politicians from content moderation rules.Ben Ariel, 04/06/2021 04:39
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
Insider suspended by Facebook for leaking policy of demoting 'vaccine hesitancy' comments

Insider suspended by Facebook for leaking policy of demoting 'vaccine hesitancy' comments

Insider who leaked Facebook comment-demotion policy says "The policy is going to keep expanding until anything can violate it."Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 08:21
Ben Gvir files complaint over Facebook 'wiretapping' his wife

Ben Gvir files complaint over Facebook 'wiretapping' his wife

Otzma Yehudit chairman calls for police investigation after Facebook blocks his wife, 30 others from using WhatsApp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 19:14
WhatsApp blocks wife of MK Itamar Ben Gvir

WhatsApp blocks wife of MK Itamar Ben Gvir

30 members of Otzma Yehudit suddenly blocked from WhatsApp without warning or explanation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 21:13
Facebook removes pro-Israel page with 77 million followers

Facebook removes pro-Israel page with 77 million followers

'Jerusalem Prayer Team' Facebook page taken down without explanation or answers from Facebook following campaign by anti-Israel activists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 19:42
Benny Gantz to Facebook and TikTok executives: You must take action

Benny Gantz to Facebook and TikTok executives: You must take action

Justice Minister Benny Gantz speaks with Facebook and TikTok Executives: 'Extremists are spreading disinformation and incitement.'Yoni Kempinski, 14/05/2021 14:23
FB bans popular Jewish academic for post denouncing Hitler tweet

FB bans popular Jewish academic for post denouncing Hitler tweet

After posting his tweet denouncing Pakistani celeb's tweet of a Hitler quote, Canadian psychologist and youtuber Gad Saad blocked by FB.Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 15:52
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
'Haredi' group urges Facebook to offer 'Shomer Shabbos' option

'Haredi' group urges Facebook to offer 'Shomer Shabbos' option

'We don't want to contribute to Sabbath desecration.' Haredi social media users urge Facebook, Instagram to limit their accounts on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 15:01
Gantz: Facebook tolerates incitement which is causing violence

Gantz: Facebook tolerates incitement which is causing violence

Defense Minister says social media companies not cooperating to help remove posts which incite current violence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 14:56
Facebook oversight board upholds ban on Trump

Facebook oversight board upholds ban on Trump

Facebook's oversight board upholds ban on President Trump, but calls for review.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 16:34
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
Facebook Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban on Wednesday

Facebook Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban on Wednesday

Facebook banned Trump from the platform in the wake of the January 6 riots on the US Capitol.Ben Ariel, 04/05/2021 02:59
UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Candidate has since apologized but major UK Jewish organization wants to ensure he doesn't get leadership position if he is elected.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 20:29