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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?
מפגינים פרו פלסטיניים בברוקלין ניו יורק ב טיקטוק של the messenger

Pick your battles: Despite the dangers, taking out TikTok is not the solution for Israeli diplomacy

06.11.23|Viki Auslender
TikTok is seen by parts of the public as a "danger to national security" that uses bots and covert campaigns to sway young public opinion against Israel. But if we had reliable institutions that don't feed on division and incitement, TikTok wouldn't really be a problem
TikTok app logo אפליקציית טיקטוק

TikTok: The toxic battle for the minds of Gen-Z

02.11.23|James Spiro
Hamas committed atrocities against innocent Israelis - so why are young Americans siding with the terrorists?
וידאו CTech Tokyo Conference Maayan Kotler

“Today gaming is for everyone”

01.06.23|CTech, Ariela Karmel
Maayan Kotler, Head of APAC Gaming, Global Business Solutions, at TikTok, was speaking to CTech at the Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
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A wake-up call to content creators: TikTok banned in Montana

28.05.23|Ran Finkelstein
"While the full effects of the Montana ban remain uncertain, it serves as a reminder of the evolving challenges that creators face and offers a glimpse into potential changes in the digital landscape," writes Ran Finkelstein
טיקטוק TikTok

TikTok security breach allowed attackers to leak personal information

03.05.23|CTech
The research group of cyber company Imperva uncovered a vulnerability, which has now been fixed, that could allow attackers to monitor users' activity on both mobile and desktop devices

Azrieli Group investing $780 million to build new data center for TikTok

09.03.23|Amir Perger
The center will be set up in Norway through Azrieli’s subsidiary Green Mountain
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.
 איור הייטק eyeweb

Falling in “like”: The internet’s measurement frenzy affects our self-worth

06.10.22|Viki Auslender
The internet's obsession with measurement, from the number of posts on social networks to the number of emails, is designed to affect the self-worth of users and make them stay on the platform as much as possible
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
Forenza Platform

Forenza’s ‘digital forensics’ platform can help cops catch TikTok criminals

21.05.21|James Spiro
The subscription service scans public videos to categorize noticeable features
Tomer Aldubi Fighting Online Antisemitism

Battling online Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism is a year-round job

08.04.21|James Spiro
Social Media platforms have long been criticized for allowing, and sometimes encouraging, anti-Semitic posts. Meet the folks trying to hold them accountable
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
טיקטוק טיק טוק TikTok בייטדאנס ByteDance

“The biggest attack on the elections will come from the TikTok platform”

03.01.21|Omer Kabir
The next election campaign round is shifting from the streets to digital platforms, and it’s going to be dirty. TikTok provides a space free of censorship, and the combination of voting apps and WhatsApp groups may become conspiracy theories superspreaders
איור מדור טכנולוגי טיקטוק

The rise of FinTok: TikTok fraught with danger for fledgling investors

16.12.20|Viki Auslander
Financial advice videos have been gaining steam on the preferred social network of Generation Z, but should someone be regulating who is educating youngsters on investing?
ועידת הדיגיטל והמובייל אסף שגיא   מנהל הפעילות של Snapchat בישראל

“We’ve never shared information with China,” says general manager of TikTok-Israel

12.12.20|Omer Kabir
Assaf Sagy addresses the criticism over the Chinese social media TikTok’s parent company ByteDance, and its alleged involvement in data gathering
מוסף שבועי 2.7.20 הטרדה מינית עבודה

Fleeing Facebook? Global poll finds 60% of girls faced harrassment on social media platforms

05.10.20|Reuters
Study finds 1 in 5 girls has quit or cut down on use; "Keeping women safe on our apps is critical," says Facebook exec