Social Media

20 stories about Social Media
נועם ברדין מנכ”ל Waze וסגן נשיא בגוגל לשעבר

Former Waze CEO raises funds from a16z for new social platform Post News

Noam Bardin said that the platform has already onboarded 65,000 users out of a waitlist of 335,000
Ilan Buganim Sapiens

Will insurance digitalization introduce a new social platform?

23.11.22|Ilan Buganim
Ilan Buganim, chief technology and information officer at Sapiens, explains how social media accelerates insurance digitalization
Emmanuel Heymann Cyabra

Cyabra hires SVP Revenue to open NYC Office and accelerate hiring

Emmanuel Heymann will be growing Cyabra's Go-To-Market operations and help expand its presence in the U.S. as well as hiring and scaling the team
טיקטוק טיק טוק TikTok בייטדאנס ByteDance

Taking a TikTok journey straight to the Lions’ Den

31.10.22|Eitan Goldstein
I tell this story not as a warning of the dangers of TikTok or social media, nor to promote content moderation on these platforms. Rather, I tell this story as a warning about the type of world we now live in.
נדב שובל OpenWeb אופן ווב ממייסדי החברה והמנכ"ל

OpenWeb: “We do the dirty job of the internet - we clean it”

28.02.22|James Spiro
The Israeli unicorn uses machine learning and AI to detect hate speech in internet comment sections while promoting healthy conversations
David Lavenda BiblioTech

CTech's Book Review: Managing our information overloads in our social media age

20.01.22|David Lavenda
David Lavenda, Chief Product Officer at, shares insights after reading “Too Much To Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age” by Ann M. Blair.
Assaf Lev Dave Rubin and the move to an ‘Ownership Economy’

15.12.21|James Spiro
Dave Rubin’s new platform aims to help level the playing field for content creators who feel silenced by Big Tech
אן קתרין רידל יו"ר Association for Liberal Internet Policy כנס ערכים בהייטק

Startups in search of values should “look at human rights” for a framework

01.12.21|James Spiro
Speaking at Calcalist’s ‘Values and Innovation’ conference, Ann Cathrin Riedel advises companies on how to base their ideological practices
כנס ליברליות בהייטק סבינה לויטהויזר-שנארנברגר

Online regulation is “a question of humanism”, says German MP

30.11.21|James Spiro
As relationships between governments and tech companies tense up, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Member of Parliament for the Free Democratic Party in Germany, outlines some ideas on how to fix it
Regev Gur Narrative

Bye, Bye, Billboards: Regev Gur is taking tech advertising to the influencers

26.11.21|James Spiro
As startups look for new ways to make themselves known to the public, Narrative Group is shaping their stories on social media platforms
Mental Health App

This Mental Health Day, let’s take a look at social media

14.10.21|Dov Greenbaum
The ethical, legal, and social issues raised by this emerging intersection of mental health and digital innovations are non-trivial, writes Prof. Dov Greenbaum
Cannabis Social Media

The first social media for cannabis patients launched

EcoCaNN was established by pharma company MediCane, which focuses on the R&D of medical cannabis-based pharmaceutical medicines
Nimrod Vax BigID

In today’s data-driven world, “privacy is a marketing tool”

02.07.21|James Spiro
With companies collecting constant data about their customers, BigID’s Co-Founder and Head of Product Nimrod Vax shares how organizations can help build trust
Idan Maor Adam Frank Wisio

“Social media platforms are the bad guys,” says Wisio, aiming to change the creator game

20.06.21|James Spiro
By being the middleman between follower and creator, Wisio hopes to harness the ‘Exclusive Attention’ industry
מוסף שבועי 8.4.21 הוד מושנוב

Israeli Instagram starlets are raking in cash from provocative OnlyFans accounts

10.04.21|Yoav Stoler
Hod Moshonov, who manages models' accounts, says his phone is constantly ringing, calls it a femenist business, and credits Covid-19 for the spike in the site's use
Dog Whistle Online

“Skypes, Skittles, and Yahoos”: Digital Dog Whistles signal new language for online hate

09.02.21|James Spiro
According to University of Haifa professor Gabriel Weimann, online extremists are creating their own language to bypass new rules put in place against hate speech
University of Haifa TikTok event

University of Haifa and TikTok address Holocaust awareness during International Holocaust Remembrance Day

28.01.21|James Spiro
The event featured students from the MA Program in Holocaust Studies, addressing the lack of knowledge about the Holocaust among today’s youth
טלפון נייד מובייל אפליקציות

Electronic Excess: Microsoft research finds employees spend 11 hours a week handling emails

25.01.21|Maayan Manela
“An employee receives on average 620 a week, with each email taking up roughly a minute of their time, this harms productivity," says National Technology Officer at Microsoft Israel
לינדסי לוהן פרסום אינסטגרם

Israel’s Attorney General weighs in against hidden advertising on Instagram

21.01.21|Lital Dobrovitsky
Top legal authority says tagging the advertiser is not enough, demands celebrities place prominent notice to protect kids