Beehive: Middle East Social Media

Beehive: Middle East Social Media

Beehive is a product of the Doron Halpern Middle East Network Analysis Desk (MENAD),  which studies noteworthy trends  on Arab, Turkish, and Iranian social media. Beehive positions these trends within a broader context and provides an up-to-date perspective on issues that are being actively discussed by the people of the region. Advanced tools allow the Center's researchers to focus only on discussions that are significant in terms of their duration as well as the number of participants. It is edited by Dr. Harel Chorev, Dr. Raz Zimmt, and Smadar Shaul.

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Civil War? The rift between Fatah and Hamas, as seen on social media

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Michael Barak surveys the online discourse surrounding the ongoing feud between the Fatah and Hamas movements, which has been characterized by public disputes between supporters of the respective movements. The tension is causing public concern about the possibility of further deterioration into civil war.