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Andre Oboler, The Rise and Fall of a Facebook Hate Group, Covenant: Global Jewish Magazine

This was published as an updated version of the popular First Monday article by the same name. Abstract: One Facebook group has repeatedly caught the media’s attention. The group was called “Israel” is not a country! … Delist it from … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, The rise and fall of a Facebook hate group, First Monday 13(11 )

One Facebook group has repeatedly caught the media’s attention. The group was called ‘”Israel” is not a country! … Delist it from Facebook as a country!”‘ Despite the opinions of experts who highlighted the racist nature of the group, Facebook … Continue reading

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The Jerusalem Post gets Dr Andre Oboler’s analysis on the Jewish Internet Defense Force’s Facebook campaign

Stephanie Rubenstein, Jewish Internet Defense Force ‘seizes control’ of anti-Israel Facebook group, Jerusalem Post, Jul. 29, 2008 The Jewish Internet Defense Force, a group that claims to have 5,000 members worldwide, says it is steadily removing members from a viciously … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Online Antisemitism 2.0. “Social Antisemitism on the Social Web”, JCPA Post-Holocaust and Antisemitism Series

Around 2004, changes in technology created Web 2.0.[1] As technology adapted, so did online antisemitism. With the new “social web” came a new “social antisemitism.” This Antisemitism 2.0 is the use of online social networking and content collaboration to share … Continue reading

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Combating Antisemitism 2.0, Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism

The Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism is the leading international gathering on the topic. The hundreds of invited guests including diplomats, officials from various national governments, academic researchers, experts from NGO and law enforcement. The presentation took place before a … Continue reading

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Facebook Antisemitism 2.0: The “Israel is not a Country” Group

The Israel is not a Country Facebook Group The “Israel is not a country” group was an antisemitic group on Facebook between 2007 and 2008.  The group was brought to the attention of experts, policy makers and the public, when … Continue reading

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