Israel to hold social media companies liable for content

Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel announced last week his intention to establish a committee that will examine ways to rein in social media companies and make them accountable for the content that appears on their platforms.

Hendel’s committee will include an assortment of officials and public experts, including author Micha Goodman, whose latest book in Hebrew discusses the risks of social media.

Currently, and unlike newspapers or books, Facebook is not legally liable for the content that appears on its platform.

Giving you access to untold stories, facts, and expert sources on all things about Middle East

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Follow me on Social-Media

Emoji are changing the way we communicate faster than linguists can keep up with or lexicographers…

Free Speech isn’t a thing.

Uhive Social Network Review and Token Financial Analysis

3 Downsides to Working With Influencers

We Need Personal Protection from Trolls

Nudging Fundraising Events

Social Media Vs. Science

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Milaperetz

Milaperetz

Giving you access to untold stories, facts, and expert sources on all things about Middle East

More from Medium

Dinner Time!

Three Challenges Keeping You from Growing Your Business — and How We Help Entrepreneurs Overcome…

WHEN AFRICA CHOOSES TO MATTER.

No Bull With Raging Robert.