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Egyptian celebrities who joined Twitter in 2016

Egyptian celebrities who joined Twitter in 2016

As the year draws to an end, Twitter compiled a list of the Egyptian celebrities who joined the platform this year. From film and...
#PostWisely, Du UAE sets off social media privacy alarm bell

Du UAE sets off social media privacy alarm bell

Warning social media users of the threatening consequences of sharing their personal lives online, UAE's giant mobile operator du launched a new public service...
Nile FM, 2 million followers on twitter, Egypt, MENa region, most followed

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...
winter solstice, shortest day of the year

Today is the shortest day of the year, winter solstice

Today Dec. 21 marks the winter solstice, which represents the shortest day and longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. What exactly is...
Radio.garden, Live map of the globe's radio channels

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...
Shezlong

Shezlong offers free psychotherapy sessions for cathedral attack victims

Shezlong the pioneering startup launched yesterday a Nobel campaign that shows a sense of responsibility and support towards the Egyptian community. The Egyptian mental health...
A15, Careem Empower Tech Startups in Egypt

A15, Careem Empower Tech Startups in Egypt

A15, the leading technology investor, announced a strategic partnership with Careem, the car-hailing app and one of the fastest growing startups in the Middle...
Facebook looks back at 2016 with top UAE moments

Facebook looks back at 2016 with top UAE moments

Dubai, UAE, December 2016: Facebook has released its top moments of 2016 in its Year in Review list, which highlights the most talked about...
hype insights, digitree

Digitree Introduces ‘Hype Insights’ Social Media Analytics Tool

Egypt-based digital agency Digitree has kicked-off its very own social media analytics tool "Hype Insights". The tool enables brands, agencies, and freelancers to measure their managed...
itagit technologies, TETHER & TVTAG mobile applications

TETHER, TVTAG mobile apps bring ‘never seen before’ user experience to mobile media

Cairo, Dubai – Out of the turmoil and challenging times that Egypt went through post its revolution in 2011 and at a time where...
Egyptian, Mohamed Abo El Fotouh, 50 most influential digital marketing leaders, world marketing leaders, world marketing congress

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

Mohamed Abo El Fotouh, Senior Consumer Engagement Manager, MENA Digital & Media, PepsiCo has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Global Digital Marketing...
Coldplay in UAE, Coldplay Abu Dhabi, New Year's Eve

Confirmed: Coldplay will be live in Abu Dhabi this New Year’s Eve

Coldplay will play a gig on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 at du Arena on Yas Island as part of their A Head Full...
Hussein M. Dajani, Most influential, World Marketing Congress, Hug Digital, 50 most influential digital marketing leaders

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...

Spotlight on Egyptian Journalist Osama Tolba

Osama Tolba is a Digital Media professional and a Managing Editor with a number of online magazines. Osama continued his academic studies in the Comerce and Technology...
Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle Party in Israel Goes Viral

Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle Party in Israel Goes Viral

Coca-Cola Israel teamed up with creative agency Gefen Team to bring a new campaign called "The World's First Selfie Bottle". They attached a camera-equipped base to...
before the flood review

‘Before the Flood’ Review: Going Viral Before TV Debut

After a few years of static buzz on the matter, climate change is back on our feeds. This time around, Leonardo DiCaprio is directing...
linkedin headquarter, linkedin logo

Russian authorities block access to Linkedin

Russia blocked access to LinkedIn as it was in violation of a law requiring that the data of Russian users is stored in Russia....
real Madrid in Arabic, social media, real madrid social media, Egypt

Real Madrid Launches Arabic Ad Campaign on Facebook

We've noticed today a circulated ad in Egypt by Real Madrid official page, promoting a 3-second video with a signup form as a part of a...
mark Zuckerberg

Google, Facebook ban fake news websites from advertising revenues, but is it enough?

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...
Dubai Skyline, Supermoon, Moon

Supermoon rises over UAE skyline

November's full moon isn't only the closest and brightest 'Supermoon' of 2016 but also the largest since 1948.
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Supermoon Rising: Pictures

 
UAE visa via mobile

Apply for UAE visa using DVPC app

DVPC (Dubai Visa Processing Centre) has launched a mobile app, which allows applicants from any location in the world to apply for a UAE...
alibaba $17.8 billion sales

Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ sale hit a record of $17.8bn in one day

E-commerce giant Alibaba has beaten its sales record for its annual Singles Day event. The company said sales this year had reached 121bn yuan ($18bn;...
supermoon, Supermoon in 70 years, super moon, nasa, UAE, Cairo, Dubai, Qatar, Jordan, Amman, weather

Brightest ‘Supermoon’ in 70 years on Monday

The biggest and brightest "supermoon" for almost 70 years will shine over the Earth on Monday. Astronomers say that is because the moon will be...
The Cairo International Film Festival, Twitter, CIFF

Cairo International Film Festival teams up with Twitter

The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) announced today a partnership with Twitter in preparation for the festival’s 38th edition scheduled on 15 November 2016....
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AWstreams wins Aéropostale Egypt Pitch

AWstreams has been chosen by Aéropostale among other pitchers to be the digital marketing agency managing Aéropostale Egypt. AWstreams starts their activity with pre-launching social...
Marketing kingdom Amman 2, Jordan, PWorld

Marketing Kingdom Amman 2: Let’s Get The Party Started!

After the phenomenal success in 15 different countries, the Marketing Kingdom, one of the world’s fastest growing marketing events, is back for the second...
🔥Egyptians Poke Fun at US Presidential Election Results

🔥Egyptians Poke Fun at US Presidential Election Results

Tens of satirical memes and jokes erupted on social media in reaction to the US presidential election results, mostly poking fun at President-elect Donald Trump. Egyptians...
orange, 4G, Egypt, influencers

Orange teams up with influencers to jump start the 4G race in Egypt

After maintaining a very conservative stance with their social media strategy, Orange dipped its toes into the pool of influencers last week, for the very...
dollar against pound in Egypt, dollar crisis, egypt, cairo, memes, float, devastation, 2016, egyptian pound

Dollar Crashes Against Pound Only on Social Media

Hours ahead of the Central Bank's decision to free float the pound, Egyptian social media users engaged in a frenzied campaign Wednesday under the...
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Fatafeat Launches ‘Fight Hunger’ Campaign

Fatafeat launched “Fight Hunger” campaign, an initiative encouraging the public to join the fight against hunger worldwide. Offering an easy way to raise awareness by supporting the movement against...
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Mirum launches in Middle East and Africa to do What’s Next

On 1 November, Mirum will launch in the Middle East and Africa, bringing together three regional digital power houses, Cleartag, HeathWallace and Quirk. Renowned...
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Global cyber-attack hits internet in Qatar

Early Friday morning, US citizens awoke to large-scale internet outage via a massive DNS DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on DyN, a company...
internet outage

Internet Outage: massive DNS DDoS attack hits the world

Early Friday morning, US citizens awoke to large-scale internet outage via a massive DNS DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on DyN, a company...
red bull car park drift finals

Mohammed Shaker to represent Jordan at Red Bull Car Park Drift finals

Amman – Expo Land on airport road was home to this year’s Red Bull Car Park Drift, as Mohammed Shaker clinched the winning title and...
Snapchat to open its Middle East office in Dubai this November

Snapchat to open its Middle East office in Dubai this November

Social media network Snapchat is set to enter the Middle East region with the opening of an office in Dubai. The office, which is...
kafala, NOC qatar

No NOC, No BAN Period, Qatar’s Sponsor System ‘Kafala’ Officially ‘Abolished’

Qatar has completed the preparation for the regulations of the law regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and it will come into effect...
marketing kingdom cairo 2

10 Cool Facts About The Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2

With less than three weeks to go to the Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2, scheduled to take place from 26-27 October 2016 at the Fairmont...
shezlong, digital boom

Using technology to give people access to mental health professionals

Although Egypt's mental health policy was formulated back in 1978, the Egyptian government only spends 2% of its already meager national healthcare budget (3.4%...
hug digital Wins Abu Dhabi Development Mogul TDIC’s Digital Business

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...
Al-Futtaim Group, hug digital, dubai

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...
Digital media forum Cairo 2016, DMF Cairo, digital boom

Digital Media Forum Back to Cairo for the 3rd Year in a Row

The Digital Media Forum is coming back to Cairo on October 19th, in the heart of downtown at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza Hotel....
Careem's Agmad Captains Fi El Sahel vs Uber's 3ala Fein Ya Negm

Careem’s Agmad Captains Fi El Sahel vs Uber’s 3ala Fein Ya Negm

In recent years, Egypt’s growing population has rejoiced time and again over the spread of alternative modes of transport, rather than the classic white...
Nestlé Pure Life celebrates 150th anniversary with a 'Recycling' campaign

Nestlé Pure Life celebrates 150th anniversary with a ‘Recycling’ campaign

There’s nothing like reaching for an ice cold bottle of water on a hot summer’s day, but what do we do with all the...
Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

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,...

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

A15 and Kijamii join forces to create the biggest social media group in MENA

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...
body-shaming ad, gold's gym, dreamland case

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...
Stoke City FC, arabic social media, social media araby, kingfut, KingFut Becomes Official Digital Media Partner for Stoke City FC in Arabic

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

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...
judo, egypt, israel, shake hands

Egyptian booed for refusing to shake hands with Israeli after judo loss

RIO DE JANEIRO — Egyptian judo fighter Islam El Shehaby was loudly booed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after his first-round loss to Israel’s fifth-ranked...

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