Those who erroneously blamed Facebook for causing political upheaval in the Middle East, now hear this: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a chat on his Facebook page in Arabic.
The seemingly never-ending conflict between Israel and its Mideast neighbors has spread to Facebook, as an Israeli hacker who goes by the name of Hannibal posted the email addresses and passwords of 85,000 users of the social network from Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The folks at McCann Erickson Tel Aviv found another creative use for Facebook’s new timeline profile, with a helpful message, to boot.
The U.S. ranks first for having the largest percentage of the population using social media, yet the country doesn’t make the top ten for the amount of time spent per person using the technology.
Netanyahu Roll doesn’t quite roll off the tongue like Rick Roll, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the subject of an amusing meme that resulted from a photo uploaded to his Facebook page.
A protest over high housing prices in Israel, which prompted a few thousand people to camp out in the streets of Tel Aviv’s Habima Square, was ignited by a Facebook event invitation.
Israel government officials used Facebook to help prevent scores of pro-Palestine activists from boarding planes going from Europe to Tel-Aviv to support a pro-Palestine event.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son Yair posted anti-Arab and anti-Islam remarks on his Facebook page.
Here are ten countries in which at least 86 percent of the online population is on Facebook.
Israeli couple Lior and Vardit Adler have jumped on the Facebook-inspired baby names bandwagon, naming their baby Like.