Home Contributors by Ahmed Maher

Ahmed Maher

Ahmed Maher
63 Articles 9 COMMENTS
Media junkie, Editor in Chief at Digital Boom, Apple  fanatic, ♡♫, #Jul6 and Arsenal supporter.

Nile FM reaches two million followers on Twitter

On Thursday, Cairo based radio station Nile FM reached two million followers on Twitter – making it the most followed radio station account in...

Breaking News website, app are shutting down

Breaking News website and mobile app will stop providing updates and alerts on Dec. 31. The parent company, NBC News, has decided to shut down the...

Radio.garden: Live map of the globe’s radio channels

Radio.garden is a new radio aggregator service, that enables you to live streaming radio stations of your choice across the globe using map. Click on any...

Instagram now has more than 600 million monthly active instagrammers

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram now has more than 600 million monthly active users. Instagram made the announcement of the new milestone on its...

Instagram now lets you save posts to revisit later

Facebook's Instagram has released a new feature which enables users to save posts for later, right from the feed. The feature was first introduced...

Top global moments, live videos on Facebook in 2016

Facebook has released its top moments of 2016 in its Year in Review list, which highlights the most talked about stories, events, and trends...

Twitter Year in Review 2016 is Out

Twitter wrapped up what happened in 2016 in a 3-minute video – highlighting the top global tweeted about topics in politics, events, crises, sports tournaments,...

Egyptian Mohamed Abo El Fotouh among 50 most influential digital marketing...

Mohamed Abo El Fotouh, Senior Consumer Engagement Manager, MENA Digital & Media, PepsiCo has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Global Digital Marketing...

Hussein M. Dajani among the 50 most influential digital marketing leaders

With over 15 years of marketing experience, Hussein M. Dajani, Chief Operating Office, hug digital, has secured a position in the 50 most influential...

Qatar hit by heavy rain with widespread flooding [in pictures]

Rainfall caused widespread flooding in Qatar on Saturday, several major roads were flooded, prompting official warnings. "As the rain continues to pour in most parts...

eldolar.live One Place for Dollar Exchange Rate in All Egyptian Banks

Since floating the pound, Egyptians are more eager to know the dollar exchange rates everyday. But it's really annoying to open different banks' websites...

Google, Facebook ban fake news websites from advertising revenues, but is...

Google said it's working on changes to stop websites making money via Adsense. Facebook announced it would not serve ads in apps or websites "containing...

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

 

New to Instagram Stories: Boomerang, Mentions and Links

Instagram introduced mentions and Boomerangs in Instagram Stories, and are also starting to test links inside some stories. Here’s the rundown of what’s new...

Donald Trump Wins the 2016 Election, The World in Shock

Donald Trump was elected America's 45th president Tuesday, an extremely surprising victory for a businessman and political newbie who took advantage of racial tensions on his...

First Day Wrap-up Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2

Leading marketing professionals in the Cairo gathered for the two-day Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2, listening to topnotch speakers from Instagram, Twitter, Google, Facebook, Shazam, and Sony, sharing experiences and...

Mountain View scores viral win with ‘Finding Migo’ activation campaign

Trending this week is Egypt, yet surprisingly smart activation campaign from the real-estate company, Mountain View. Maged El-Kedwany appeared in a video sending a message to...

A Message From Wolf Of Wall Street to Egyptians

Jordan Belfort or the Wolf of Wall Street sent a message to Egyptians warning them from a fraudster who's promoting a fake seminar in December...

Biscuit stock market shakes Facebook in Egypt

Skyrocketing prices are hitting Egypt everyday affecting many industries in the country due to the new VAT and dollar crisis. Coincided with that, many products'...

hug digital Wins Abu Dhabi Development Mogul TDIC’s Digital Business

Dubai, UAE – Leading regional digital agency hug digital announced today securing the digital business of Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) which is...

hug digital Tightens Relationship with Al-Futtaim Group

Dubai, UAE – Leading regional digital agency hug digital announced today securing the digital businesses of several subsidiaries belonging to the Al-Futtaim Group including...

Facebook launches ‘Marketplace’: buy and sell with your local community

The social media giant has introduced a new product called "Marketplace" where users can buy and sell anything with their communities within Facebook. Marketplace allows...

Centrepoint, Home Centre and Max shut down in Alexandria

Orient International Trading Ltd is consolidating its business operations in Egypt, and will close its Centrepoint, Home Centre and Max outlets in Alexandria by...

Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

Wael Fakharany joined Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior Vice President Government Relationship, after 16 years of leadership positions with Google Egypt, MEA, Emitac Group, 3Com and Wireless Dynamics. https://twitter.com/mowael/status/771314948601368576 Wael joined Google in 2008,...

Apple launches its Twitter account ahead of #AppleEvent

Apple has launched its official Twitter account ahead of the iPhone 7 launch. You can follow @Apple for its first tweet tonight and get more...

​A15 invests in Fintech startup ‘PayMob’ to empower the digital and...

Egypt, Cairo, September 2016, A15, a leading technology investor, announced today its new investment in PayMob, a leading Payment Service Provider that provides payments...

How to report potential violations of privacy rights on Facebook?

Ever wanted to report a photo on Facebook/Instagram that violates your privacy rights, but didn't know what to do than the traditional reporting method? The normal process...

Kaka donates Orlando worn and signed jersey for Italy earthquake victims

Ricardo Kaka, the famous Brazilian football player and ex-AC Milan Midfielder posted a photo of his Orlando jersey Kaka <3 Italy on Instagram, saying that he's helping the Italian Red...

A15 and Kijamii join forces to create the biggest social media...

Egypt, Cairo – A15, the leading technology investor, announced today a Partnership with Kijamii, a leading one-stop shop for integrated digital solutions with a mission...

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in MENA – July 2016

July’s monthly round up of most popular ads on YouTube showcases a continuation of a love for moving Ramadan ads, with a bit of...

Gold’s Gym terminates Egypt’s Dreamland over body-shaming ad

Gold's Gym has issued an official apology to its community around the world, dodged with a termination action to the Egyptian independent franchise located in Hilton Dreamland in...

Uber Egypt reaches record of 30,000 drivers, commits to EGP...

Cairo, Egypt, 14 August 2016 – A record 30,000 Cairenes are now using Uber to earn money as they drive, making the Egyptian capital the...

KingFut Becomes Official Digital Media Partner for Stoke City FC in...

KingFut have been appointed by English Premier League club Stoke City to manage the official Arabic social media accounts and digital media presence across different...

Darre Van Dijk From TBWA Amsterdam: Kill Boring!

Darre Van Dijk, Chief Creative Officer of TBWA/Neboko in Amsterdam is one of the keynote speakers at the Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2, Egypt’s biggest...

Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian scientist Ahmed Zewail dies at 70

Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail died on Tuesday in the United States at the age of 70. Ahmed Zewail was awarded the 1999 Nobel...

Cairo International Airport is getting bigger, better

Cairo international airport terminal 2 is preparing to increase its capacity by about 8 million passengers, bringing its total capacity to 26 million passengers a...

Akhbarak, Andalusia Hospitals Join Forces to Help Cure HCV

Share against Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) - A new click-funding campaign by Akhbarak.net and Andalusia hospitals in partnership with the Egyptian Cure Bank to fight against...

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in MENA – June

June or maybe we should call it Ramadan this year. Many brands celebrated the holy month and all, mainly telecom operators created customized ads - showcasing...

Social media storm over the Egyptian pound’s crisis

Egyptian Pound reached a new low against dollar on the black market today, to hit EGP 13 per dollar, as talks about devaluation rise. Official dollar exchange rate remained at EGP...

Facebook’s testing a new layout design for pages

Facebook is testing a new layout design for pages, which adds three columns to pages layout, aiming to make information more accessible and organized for visiting-users. Here's a list...

Egyptian Cantalop Receives a Seed Funding of $100,000

The "job search engine" Cantalop received a seed funding of $100,000 from an anonymous businessman to accelerate the startup efforts in connecting job searchers with...

Zain Telecom interested in Egypt 4G license

Kuwaiti mobile operator Zain has expressed interest in acquiring a fourth-generation license in Egypt, a senior telecommunications ministry official said on Sunday - Reported Reuters. Its...

Egypt’s Press Propagates for Turkish Coup, Misleads Readers

Egypt's front-page headlines reported Saturday that Turkish military leaders who organized a coup to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are in control of the...

Waslet Kheir’s Charity Card Helps Shoppers Donate

Giving to charity is becoming easier and more accessible to Egypt's shop goers through a new donations card introduced by Waslet Kheir. Kart El Kheir...

EU referendum: David Beckham backs ‘Remain’ campaign

Former England captain David Beckham made it to the "Remain" camp, with a statement comparing staying with European Union to Manchester United winning formula. The statement...

David Cameron sends his greetings to all Muslim for Ramadan

The Prime Minister David Cameron sends his greetings to all Muslim communities for the holy month of Ramadan, in Britain and around the world. [youtube...

Here’s why Muhammad Ali refused to serve in the US army

A three-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold-medallist, the legend Muhammad Ali has died Friday June 3, 2016, but his stances will remain to learn...

3 Reasons Why Arsenal Should Hire an Egyptian Digital Agency

When news of Arsenal's interest in midfielder Mohamed Elneny leaked last December, thousands of enthusiastic Egyptians flooded the club's social media space, generating more than...

Apple Shuts Down Topsy, Permanently

In case you're trying to access www.topsy.com and always get redirected to Apple support page, here's the bad news: Apple has shut down Topsy, the social research...

Uber Testing Cash Payment in Cairo

Uber Cairo rolled out a cash payment option for its riders in Cairo to make it more accessible "Simply choose the cash option, take a ride...

MORE STORIES