Israel to start removing ads from Facebook, Twitter and other platforms

Israel to start removing ads from Facebook, Twitter and other platforms

Israel has begun removing all advertising from platforms, including Facebook, according to a statement from the Jerusalem Post.

“The Ministry of Economy has ordered all social media platforms to remove all advertising by the end of the month,” it added.

The move comes in response to complaints that the government was not doing enough to combat terrorism.

Israel has already begun removing advertisements from the platforms of several Arab countries, including Egypt and Saudi Arabia, according the statement.

Facebook has been a top target of the country’s new administration, following a crackdown on the social network in 2016.

The company was recently forced to shut down over 200 accounts across the country.

In January, Facebook suspended operations in the Arab world after the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi used social media to push for political and economic reforms.

Israel’s move comes as the country faces mounting international pressure to rein in extremist behavior.

In December, a coalition of governments including the US, EU and Russia urged Facebook and Twitter to take action to curb extremist activity.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg also said that the company will continue to remove “hate speech and hate groups” on its platform.

However, a number of governments have been calling for the company to take a tougher stance in the face of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

The group is a jihadist group that controls large swathes of Iraq, Syria and Libya.

Facebook and other social media sites have also been accused of censoring speech that does not align with their vision of what is acceptable.

In February, Israel’s Culture Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Facebook and Google were censoring content from Palestinian and Israeli sources in their News Feeds.

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