Israeli Team Leads Facebook Initiative To Help World Access Reliable Internet Faster
New technologies described by Facebook developers at the Inside The Lab event aim to bring more people online through faster connectivity.
October 10, 2021
Built In Tel Aviv, Instagram Lite Rolls Out In 170 Countries
Instagram Lite - a lighter, faster app for low-speed internet connections and lower-end smartphones - will be available to Android users.
March 10, 2021
Facebook Launches Instagram Reels, New Music Features In Israel
The social media giant will launch the video content format Instagram Reels and a new music component on Monday evening.
February 22, 2021
Facebook Pilots Instagram Lite, A Lighter, Faster App Built In Tel Aviv
Instagram Lite, like Facebook Lite, weighs less than 2MB and will allow users with low connectivity and lower-end phones to experience Instagram.
October 20, 2020
Google Partners With Israel’s Rise.ai To Help Businesses Offer Digital Gift Cards
Rise.ai offers digital solutions such as gift cards and loyalty cards for small and medium businesses to engage with customers.
August 04, 2020
Facebook Taps Israel’s Rise.ai To Implement Digital Gift Card Initiative For Small Businesses
Israeli startup Rise.ai, which offers AI-powered customer re-engagement solutions such as gift cards, loyalty cards, rewards, and refunds, is making its services available for purchase on Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram in a new partnership with the tech giant. The new feature will allow small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs/SMEs) to sell digital gift cards to their local community […]
June 23, 2020
Facebook Donates Prize To Winner Of Israeli Hackathon Tackling Domestic Violence
The winning idea for the Safe@Home event in memory of Michal Sela was an app that poses as a news site but allows the user to stealthily call for help.
May 21, 2020
Yad Vashem, Facebook Partner For Online Project To Commemorate Holocaust Victims
The IRemember Wall connects participants with names of Holocaust victims which are then posted to the wall.
January 27, 2020
New VC Firm Co-Led By Randi Zuckerberg Raising $35M To Invest In Israeli Media Startups
The new firm called Sababa Ventures, will look to back Israeli startups aiming to disrupt the media, entertainment, sports, and commerce industries.
November 21, 2019
Facebook, WhatsApp Sue Israeli Cyber Intel Firm NSO Group Over Alleged Hacking Attack
The wildly popular messaging platform owned by Facebook accuses NSO os being behind a mass cyber intrusion targeting some 1,400 people, including 100 human rights activists and journalists.
October 30, 2019
Israel’s Taboola, Outbrain To Merge In Bid To Challenge Google, Facebook Ad ‘Duopoly’
Adam Singolda, founder of Taboola, will serve as the CEO of the merged company which will employ over 2,000 people in 23 offices globally.
October 03, 2019
National Library, Facebook Launch Joint Project To Identify IDF Soldiers In Rare, Historic Images
The Library posted unique albums to its Facebook page showing IDF soldiers throughout Israel's various wars, and inviting the public to identify friends and loved ones.
May 07, 2019
Facebook Forms New AI Team In Israel R&D Center
The 10-member group is called Data.AI and will focus on machine learning algorithms.
April 24, 2019
Israelis Are World’s Most Active Social Media Users, Survey Shows
Some 77 percent of Israelis are active across social media platforms, a new Pew Research Center study shows.
February 10, 2019
Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M
The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.
July 26, 2018