According to a spokeswoman for the Israel Police's West Bank district, the police arrested the man relying on the automatic translation feature on Facebook that completely changed the meaning of what he had posted on the social media platform, The Times of Israel reported on Sunday.
Forces also detained an 18-year-old from Qalqilia'a town of Jayoos, and a man, aged 48, in Tulkarem refugee camp.
A Palestinian man was arrested after he posted "good morning" in Arabic on Facebook, Haaretz reported.
No Arabic-speaking officers reportedly saw the post prior to the man's arrest.
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The plans on new construction were promptly condemned by the Palestinian authorities. He was arrested after Facebook's language software incorrectly translated his "good morning" as "attack them" in Hebrew and "hurt them" in English. They questioned him for several hours, suspicious he was planning to use the pictured bulldozer in a vehicle attack, before realizing their mistake.
Israeli bulldozers, under the protection of Israeli police who cordoned off the area during the demolition, demolished the house of al-Faqir family, leaving it homeless.
Facebook offers an entire suite of features that it says can help authorities prevent terrorism from computer vision to keyword monitoring. The West Bank is largely Israeli controlled, though pockets have joint Israeli-Palestinian control and conflict over contested land is ongoing.
"Palestinian teenagers from East Jerusalem are pulled out of bed in the middle of the night, unnecessarily handcuffed and then made to spend a long time waiting for their interrogation to begin".
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