5 June 2021 — The Electronic Intifada – Jonathan Cook
[Note: Jonathan Cook’s website is currently offline (as is his domain) and this has happened a couple of times over the past weeks. Accident or design? WB]
By Jonathan Cook
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has tried to shut down social media posts critical of Israel – Amir Cohen Reuters
Israel’s caretaker prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, sought to shut down all use of the popular video-sharing app TikTok in Israel last month.
The attempt to censor TikTok, details of which emerged last weekend, is one of a number of reported attempts by Israel to control social media content during last month’s military assault on the Gaza Strip.