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Gaza Social Media

Re-Examining the Role of Social Media During the Gaza Conflict

Faria Akram | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Faria Akram

No longer are journalists the unique ones receiving and sharing information through paper and ink. Millions of people are now able to reveal news, share footage and tell stories.

Israel, Gaza, War & Data: Social Networks and the Art of Personalizing Propaganda

Gilad Lotan | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
Gilad Lotan

It's hard to shake away the utterly depressing feeling that comes with news coverage these days. IDF and Hamas are at it again, a vicious cycle of violence, but this time it feels much more intense. While war rages on the ground in Gaza and across Israeli skies, there's an all-out information war unraveling in social networked spaces.

Status Update: Israel

Julie Gray | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Julie Gray

It didn't take more than 18 hours after the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas escalated when the usual Facebook and Twitter updates were replaced with status updates ranging from exclamations of "Sending peace to the Middle East!" to updates of a distinctly different kind.