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We Built a Bot That Trolls Twitter’s Worst Anti-Semitic Trolls

On Twitter, racists like to impersonate minorities like Jews and say viciously bigoted things in order to defame them. So we created a sheriff who calls them out on it.

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Instagram of the Week: ‘Hot Dudes and Hummus’ in Israel

A group of Israeli college students are using social media to bolster Israel’s image, to make it, er, yummier

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Mourning Is Complicated

When Alan Rickman died, social media blew up with mini lamentations for the widely beloved actor. But the moment produced great ambivalence within me.

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Paying Tribute to Economist Milton Friedman on Social Media

This Friday is #FriedmanFriday. It’s also Black Friday. Think about it.

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This 3,000-Member Facebook Group Discusses Judaism Seriously. What is Its Secret?

Inside one of the internet’s most surprisingly successful forums for talking Judaism

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Hamas Social Media Campaign Backfires

Terror group’s #AskHamas hashtag yields predictably hilarious results

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German Teens in Trouble Over Hitler Fan Club

Social media messages proclaiming ‘Sieg Heil’ intercepted by authorities

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Has Mourning Gone Viral?

When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’

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Why Danny Seaman’s Suspension Was Misguided

Senior Israeli official’s suspension over Facebook sends the wrong message

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Twitter to Identify Anti-Semitic Users in France

Six months after court ruling, company turns over names to French authorities

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For LGBT Orthodox Jews, Growth of Social Media Creates a Safe Space Online

Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’

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Daybreak: Facebook Gets Hashtags

Everything you need to know about Mark Zuckerberg’s latest move

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Sundown: Ceasefire Declared, Meaning Unclear

Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved

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Waiting for My Reservist to Come Home

Desperate for news of a ceasefire, but true resolution seems nowhere in sight

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Israel Warns Citizens About Twitter Use

Social media geotagging features spark unprecedented security questions

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Bully.com

A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?

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Come Together

An interview with Miriam Lowenbraun, who is working to bring Jews back to observance

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Auschwitz Has Added You As a Friend

Concentration camp joins Facebook

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