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Jordana Cutler, Facebook's head of Policy for Israel, The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference.
Facebook's Israel policy head says platform takes antisemitism seriously

“My job is to be a representative in Israel for Facebook, and to speak at Facebook on behalf of Israel and the Jewish Diaspora,” she said.

By ZEV STUB
25/09/2020
No jail time, fine in plea deal for man who threatened PM, family

The court said that it had accepted the lenient plea deal against Zvi Tsabag, age 57, because of his poor health and economic status.

QAnon is an old form of antisemitism in a new package, experts say

The way that QAnon ideas tend to propagate means that large numbers of people are encountering and absorbing antisemitic tropes all the time.

By BEN SALES/JTA
19/09/2020
Sacha Baron Cohen freezes Instagram to protest hate speech on Facebook

Cohen has been a public critic of Facebook, which he called “the greatest propaganda machine in history” last November in a speech after receiving an international leadership award from the ADL.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
16/09/2020
Vehicles lie damaged in the aftermath of the Obenchain Fire in Eagle Point, Oregon, US, September 11
Facebook removes posts linking Oregon wildfires to activist groups

Facebook said the decision was "consistent with (Facebook's) past efforts to remove content that could lead to imminent harm given the possible risk to human life as the fires rage on."

By REUTERS
13/09/2020
Ynet CEO interrogated ahead of failed Taboola-Outbrain merger - report

The raid on Ynet's offices was reportedly part of an investigation carried out by the Competition Authority surrounding the planned merger of Taboola and Outbrain, two Israeli startups.

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels
Facebook, Google, Twitter urged by EU to do more against fake news

The companies, including Mozilla and trade bodies for the advertising industry, signed up to the code in 2018 in a bid to stave off more heavy-handed regulation.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
TikTok, Israeli gov't team up to battle antisemitism, hate speech

“In the end, you can’t deny that social networks shape our perception of reality... It has the power to corrupt people’s minds,” warned Strategic Affairs Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen.

Naomi Hassebroek holds her son Felix while working with her husband, Doug Hassebroek, at their home,
Our Days of Awe nurture shirt-off-your-back givers, not takers

The Marxist-infused woke culture – forever cultivating your sense of injury, branding any disagreements “violent,” and canceling deviants - is Hobbesian, asserting dominance by affirming victimhood.

08/09/2020
Woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp's logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo.
Facebook removes pages of right-wing group Patriot Prayer after unrest

Facebook took down the pages as part of efforts to remove "violent social militias" from its social networks, said spokesman Andy Stone.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
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