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Twitter suspends Hamas' armed wing account, report says

The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades says that Twitter is attempting to censor it and its message.

By January 23, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014

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Israel, Hamas using Twitter to report on Gaza skirmishes

Both sides using the social network to offer updates on new flare-up in violence along the Israel-Gaza border.

By November 14, 2012

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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014

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Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014

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Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

By July 21, 2014

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Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

By July 3, 2014

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YouTube enrolls 'super flaggers' to watch for offending videos

In an invite-only program, Google's video-sharing site gives roughly 200 people, government agencies, and organizations the power to flag up to 20 videos at a time.

By March 17, 2014

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Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.

By August 14, 2013