Promising Startups 2022
Unicorn employees paying the price for exaggerated expansion
Pagaya goes from highest-valued Israeli company to danger of delisting
Poalim Hi-Tech CEO: "We are entering a much more challenging period in high-tech"
"Last year the industry had a big party - now there is a hangover and bills need to be paid"
Techstars CEO: "2023 will be a graveyard for startups"
Raaz Herzberg appointed VP of Product Strategy at Wiz
Fintech unicorn Rapyd set to lay off dozens of employees
Salesforce Ventures: "Firing people is very emotionally difficult, but a good CEO needs to do what's right for the next 10 years"
Palo Alto Networks acquiring Cider Security for $300 million
20 stories about Social Media
Will insurance digitalization introduce a new social platform?
Ilan Buganim, chief technology and information officer at Sapiens, explains how social media accelerates insurance digitalization
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
Taking a TikTok journey straight to the Lions’ Den
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.
OpenWeb: “We do the dirty job of the internet - we clean it”
The Israeli unicorn uses machine learning and AI to detect hate speech in internet comment sections while promoting healthy conversations
CTech's Book Review: Managing our information overloads in our social media age
David Lavenda, Chief Product Officer at harmon.ie, shares insights after reading “Too Much To Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age” by Ann M. Blair.
Locals.com and the move to an ‘Ownership Economy’
Dave Rubin’s new platform aims to help level the playing field for content creators who feel silenced by Big Tech
Startups in search of values should “look at human rights” for a framework
Speaking at Calcalist’s ‘Values and Innovation’ conference, Ann Cathrin Riedel advises companies on how to base their ideological practices
Online regulation is “a question of humanism”, says German MP
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
The social platform shopping revolution is underway
The intersection of two thriving sectors, e-commerce and fintech, has given rise to the social commerce experience. Galia Beer-Gabel, VP of Business Development and Operations at Team8, has identified consumers’ transition from Amazon, Walmart and eBay to Facebook, Tik-Tok, and Google
Bye, Bye, Billboards: Regev Gur is taking tech advertising to the influencers
As startups look for new ways to make themselves known to the public, Narrative Group is shaping their stories on social media platforms
This Mental Health Day, let’s take a look at social media
The ethical, legal, and social issues raised by this emerging intersection of mental health and digital innovations are non-trivial, writes Prof. Dov Greenbaum
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
In today’s data-driven world, “privacy is a marketing tool”
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
“Social media platforms are the bad guys,” says Wisio, aiming to change the creator game
By being the middleman between follower and creator, Wisio hopes to harness the ‘Exclusive Attention’ industry
Israeli Instagram starlets are raking in cash from provocative OnlyFans accounts
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
“Skypes, Skittles, and Yahoos”: Digital Dog Whistles signal new language for online hate
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 and TikTok address Holocaust awareness during International Holocaust Remembrance Day
The event featured students from the MA Program in Holocaust Studies, addressing the lack of knowledge about the Holocaust among today’s youth
Electronic Excess: Microsoft research finds employees spend 11 hours a week handling emails
“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
Israel’s Attorney General weighs in against hidden advertising on Instagram
Top legal authority says tagging the advertiser is not enough, demands celebrities place prominent notice to protect kids
Trump’s social media silencing proves that market caps, not national borders, are what makes a superpower
The Capitol Hill riots reminded the tech giants of their responsibility to democratic values. It’s too bad that that’s what it took
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