Facebook plans external board to decide on questionable spots on its site

February 25, 2019 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s co-CEO Peter Wertheim travelled to Singapore to participate in a two-day consultation on the establishment of an independent External Oversight Board proposed to empower to make final decisions about contested content appearing on Facebook. Read more

Is Facebook kosher?…ask the rabbi

July 30, 2018 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this and other questions… Read more

International legal group works to remove Holocaust-denial content on Facebook

July 26, 2018 by  
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The Lawfare Project filed take-down notices this week against Facebook posts denying the Holocaust and containing anti-Semitic material, successfully leading to several posts being removed or blocked by Facebook in a number of countries. Read more

Ponim Book

October 16, 2013 by  
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Facebook has established its first research and development unit outside of the United States…in Israel, personally welcomed by President and Facebook user Shimon Peres. Read more

Facebook faces online hate protest

October 15, 2013 by  
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The Melbourne-based Online Hate Prevention Institute has played an integral role in a protest by more than 75 people at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park Calfornia over the issue of antisemitism and Holocaust denial on the social media platform. Read more