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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


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


Israeli military uses tech as its protective edge

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a handful of Israel Defense Forces bases to see an F-16I fighter jet, advanced missile defense systems and a pilot's helmet packed with wearable tech.

By September 24, 2015


ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015


Robin Williams was the most popular Google search term of 2014

What else was the United States interested in finding out about? The World Cup, Ebola and Apple's Airdrop also topped Google's list.

By December 16, 2014


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


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


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


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


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