Israeli QassamCount Application Goes Viral on Facebook


When the Gaza war started last week, both Israeli supporters and Gaza supporters instantly became part of the social media war. Whether it was through Twitter accounts dedicated to complete coverage of the events, blogs set up for non-stop coverage, or people simply updating their Facebook status or profile picture, the social media war was in full swing. Yesterday Dan Peguine (developer of Honesty Box) and Arik Fraimovich, launched QassamCount, an application that automatically updates users’ Facebook statuses with updates about the most recent Qassam rockets that have fallen in Israel.

In the first 24 hours of the application launch it has grown from 0 to over 1,000 users.

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