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Tweets by new 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah come back to haunt him

The comedian's tweets about Jewish kids and "fat chicks" from several years ago reemerge after he steps into the spotlight as new host of "The Daily Show."

By March 31, 2015


Facebook ordered to take down anti-Semitic page

The Anti-Defamation League says a page claiming Jewish people are involved in ritual murder constitutes hate speech and therefore should be removed immediately.

By February 5, 2014


Tom Perkins apologizes for his 'Kristallnacht' reference

While the investor regrets comparing the Occupy Movement with Nazi Germany, he stands by his message that a "minority" of rich people are being "demonized" by a "majority" and "it's wrong and dangerous."

By January 27, 2014


Sparks fly over anti-Semitic tweets in France

After an explosion of anti-Jewish posts on Twitter in France, the Anti-Defamation League contends that it's too hard for users to report offensive tweets. Twitter begs to differ.

By October 17, 2012


Apple, Google remove Hezbollah TV app

A streaming app from the group's Lebanese-based satellite network has been scrubbed from the App Store and Google Play.

By July 31, 2012


Facebook takes down Palestinian intifada page

Facebook has removed from its site a page calling for a Palestinian intifada, following a request from Israel's minister of public diplomacy. New pages, though, appear to have taken its place.

By March 29, 2011


Study: NASA, White House are social-media savvy

Armed forces, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines, also fared well in new study of public sector use of social media and the Web.

By November 23, 2010


Students, experts link offline risks with Net safety

A panel charged by Congress to advise on Internet safety issues discusses in D.C. how kids can stay safe online--and how closely it may be linked to offline behavior.

By October 1, 2009


Days of rage on the Internet

What with a financial crisis coinciding with the final days of the race for the presidency, the Internet is turning into a free-fire zone. My advice: don a flak jacket and duck.

By October 13, 2008


Death of the Internet greatly exaggerated

Russian antivirus expert says claims in the media of an "electronic jihad" were taken out of context.

By August 25, 2004