Social Media

20 stories about Social Media
ההודעה שמקבלים משתמשי X

X/Twitter down for users globally

21.12.23|CTech and Reuters
Users encountered loading issues on X and X Pro, formerly TweetDeck, with a message that said "Waiting for posts," and “Welcome to X” instead of the regular tweets on their feed. The problem was resolved after over an hour.
האקר האקרים פריצה פריצת מחשב

How Iran used social media to stoke tensions between Israelis

20.12.23|Omer Kabir
An investigation by the Fake Reporter organization reveals that since 2021, a foreign network with ties to Iran has been operating in Israel, spreading lies, incitement and hate on social media, using dozens of fake profiles and impersonating real people to sow division
Avi Eyal

Upholding company values through responsible social media usage

28.11.23|Avi Eyal
Guidelines for responsible social media use by staff during crisis & routine
הפגנה הפגנת תמיכה  פלסטינים ב קולומביה

"Nobody in the Western world would normalize ISIS. Why should we do that to Hamas?"

20.11.23|James Spiro
The Israel-Gaza war is being fought on multiple battlegrounds - why have some become so sympathetic to terrorists online?
ביל אקמן 2017

Bill Ackman demands Harvard take action against pro-Palestinian students

06.11.23|Elihay Vidal
The billionaire hedge fund manager asks on X: “How are these students not immediately suspended? How does this not violate Harvard’s code of conduct for students?” He demands suspension of the Harvard Law Review editor who accosted Jewish student on camera
Israel Flag Advocacy

Israel’s new advocacy mission goes further than college campuses

29.10.23|James Spiro
The country is facing a war on its land and a battle on social media - but hopes remain high at a diplomatic level
חמאס פורץ את הגדר בגבול עזה בשבת. "הגדר נבנתה תחת תצפיות חמאס שראה כל פעולה ובחן לאיזה עומק מורידים את המכשול בתוך הקרקע"

Digital Iron Dome - Israeli developers combine forces with major platforms to combat toxic posts

15.10.23|CTech
Through Digitaldome.io, any user can now report toxic content with a single click, combating efforts to undermine Israel's defensive measures
ת'רדס Threads טוויטר

Meta's Threads: Challenging Twitter's dominance with TikTok-inspired strategy

09.07.23|Omer Kabir
Meta has deliberately diverged from the recipe that has been at the core of Twitter's success, which revolves around news and politics, and instead focuses on users' desire for communities and memes
מנכ"לית טוויטר לינדה יאקרינו עם הבעלים אלון מאסק 18.4.23

Musk limits number of posts Twitter users can read - Shooting his new CEO in the foot

02.07.23|Omer Kabir
At a time when new CEO Linda Yaccarino is taking significant steps to steer Twitter back on track, Musk is undermining the very foundation on which the company is built
Gil Michal Superfy

Gen-Z is avoiding Google - this Israeli startup wants to become their home for recommendations

12.06.23|James Spiro
Superfy, whose text-based query platform connects humans online, is taking on TikTok and Instagram as a primary resource for a generation seeking personal connections.
נועם ברדין מנכ”ל Waze וסגן נשיא בגוגל לשעבר

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

29.11.22|CTech
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

17.11.22|CTech
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 harmon.ie, shares insights after reading “Too Much To Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age” by Ann M. Blair.
Assaf Lev Dave Rubin

Locals.com 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