20 stories about Twitter
Jimmy Wales Wikipedia

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales on online toxicity, Musk, and the battle for internet accuracy

21.11.22|James Spiro
“I sent Musk an email offering help, I am happy to give him some thoughts,” Wales told CTech.
אלון מאסק טוויטר - The bot that will add (artificial) intelligence to your tweets

Two Israeli techies have released a bot that used AI to generate tweets
אלון מאסק טוויטר

Twitter charging $8 per month for verification is going to cause one massive headache

03.11.22|James Spiro
Verification on Twitter is supposed to confirm authentic accounts and prevent abusive behavior - a monthly payment will do none of that
 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
בורסה וול סטריט ניו יורק

Israeli high-tech has plenty of reasons for optimism, even in difficult times

29.05.22|Meir Orbach
Israel has built a backbone of dozens of healthy growing companies who are capable of emerging from this crisis stronger than ever
פייסבוק טוויטר רשתות חברתיות

Israeli media urges Facebook, Twitter to act on incitement against reporters

"We are certain that Facebook and Twitter would prefer to take reasonable measures now in order to prevent further violence, rather than do nothing and allow for incitement to escalate and lead to physical harm"
Jack Dorsey Twitter Padlock

The atrocities of Jack’s Twitter

12.05.21|James Spiro
Bombs are falling on Israel and its enemies are tweeting celebrations - a far cry from the ban of the U.S president just four months ago
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
לוגו טוויטר קורונה

Twitter acquires Israeli startup Reshuffle to advance new API

Social media giant believes small Israeli team headed by CEO Avner Braverman and CPO Amir Shevat can further advance the building of the new API introduced last year
דונלד טראמפ  על רקע לוגואים של טוויטר ו פייסבוק

Trump’s social media silencing proves that market caps, not national borders, are what makes a superpower

17.01.21|Shaul Olmert
The Capitol Hill riots reminded the tech giants of their responsibility to democratic values. It’s too bad that that’s what it took
Hate Speech

“A coalition of hate”: The online extremists that are testing Big Tech

15.01.21|James Spiro
Hate speech has been bubbling on social media and the internet for decades - but it all came to a climax this month at the heart of America’s democracy
ג'ק דורסי מייסד מנכ"ל טוויטר דצמבר 2018

Was Twitter’s censorship of the Hunter Biden exposé the last nail in Section 230’s coffin?

23.10.20|Dov Greenbaum
Regardless of who wins the next elections, we will likely eventually see some changes to this section
טוויטר Twitter

Twitter ‘follows’ Facebook, bans Holocaust denial on its platform

15.10.20|James Spiro
After months of pressure and scrutiny, it appears that social media platforms have finally decided to take anti-Semitism seriously
מוסף שבועי 2.7.20 הטרדה מינית עבודה

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

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

Israeli judge accuses Twitter of sexism, orders it to pay expenses in sexual harassment case

14.09.20|Omer Kabir
Twitter's lawyers attacked journalist Linoy Bar Gefen's alleged past sexual conduct while mounting its defense after she sued the company for keeping up an offensive post
Holocaust Social Media שואה מדיה חברתית

#HoloHoax: Researchers say Facebook and Twitter have a “conceptual blindspot” around Holocaust denial

25.08.20|James Spiro
Platforms like Facebook, Reddit, and Twitter take a variety of measures to stop anti-Semitic tropes from flooding our newsfeeds - but it’s not enough
טוויטר ציוצים ציוץ רשת חברתית

Analysis: A tweet by a breached world leader's account could lead to World War 3

19.07.20|Omer Kabir
The real danger exposed by the recent Twitter account hack lies in its potential to sow chaos and spark conflict
לוגו יוניליוור Unilever מפעל דאודורנטים מקסיקו

Don’t count on advertisers to end hate speech on social media

28.06.20|Elihay Vidal
Don't expect Unilever and Coca-Cola to hold hands and sing kumbaya together with the liberals. The history of the relationship between advertisers and social media platforms proves they have their own agenda
נשיא ארה"ב דונלד טראמפ אסיפת בחירות ניו המפשייר אוגוסט 2019

Defund Censorship! Canceling Trump on Twitter could end up canceling Twitter

12.06.20|Dov Greenbaum
Social media platforms might be better off turning a blind eye to some unverified f@cts spewed by politicians to avoid having to set up pricy all-encompassing fact-checking mechanisms or face potential claims of bias