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Anonymous Instagram campaign goes viral in Egypt, جيل بيكمل جيل

Anonymous Instagram campaign goes viral in Egypt

We spotted an anonymous viral campaign on Instagram in Egypt! We still don't know who is behind it but we're on it! Check out...
Dorra Endorses Juhayna Pure’s Pomegranate

Dorra Endorses Juhayna Pure’s Pomegranate

Tunisian actress Dorra Zarouk joined Juhayna Pure as a brand ambassador, making her appearance at the kick-off event of the new Pomegranate flavor. “Proud to...
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Mazady’s iPhone 7 Auction Closes at EGP 7,800

Egypt’s first mobile-based auction service, Mazady, said Wednesday its auctioned iPhone 7 was sold for EGP 7,800 at 42 percent off its market value. Mazady...
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Major brands pull ads from Riham Saeed

Riham Saeed’s television talk show ‘Sabaya Al Khair’ lost 18 major sponsors and advertisers today following a storm of criticism on social media for...
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Influencers Cheer for Egypt’s National Team

Top influencers called on their followers to support Egypt's national team ahead of the 2017 Cup of African Nations in an anonymous campaign using the hashtag #شجع_مصر_تكسب (cheer for...
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WhatsApp to end support for millions of phones in 2017

  World's most popular messaging app, WhatsApp has some tough decisions and it's really bad news for many people. The Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp announced that its mobile app...
Egypt Bans 4 Ramadan Ads Over Alleged Ethical Violations

Egypt Bans 4 Ramadan Ads Over Alleged Ethical Violations

The Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) put off air the TV commercials of Juhayna, Cottonil, Dice and Birell on charges of violating public morals and breaching advertising standards, the CPA said in...
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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...
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Kijamii Did it Again! Officially, AS Roma Speaks Arabic

Few minutes ago, AS Roma 's official facebook page announced the launch of its Arabic version on facebook. We've been waiting for this update since Mohamed...
Quake measuring 6.6 magnitude strikes central Italy

Quake measuring 6.6 magnitude strikes central Italy

An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck in central Italy on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or...
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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...
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...

Update: Facebook lifts 20% text overlay image restrictions for UK, Ireland ads only

Digital marketers in the UK and Ireland are now getting their ads Facebook-approved regardless of the amount of text they're using as the social...
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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...
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,...
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Instagram launches Live video and messages

Instagram rolled out two big new features, live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.. Putting...
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SoundCloud Launches Its Online Existence in Egypt

The famous digital audio platform Soundcloud has launched its page on Facebook in Arabic to users in Egypt, a step that is believed to...
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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....
Facebook now accepts payments in Egyptian pound

Facebook now accepts payments in Egyptian pound

Egyptian digital advertisers can now choose to pay for facebook ads in the local currency (EGP). The social network has added the Egyptian pound to its accepted...
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Careem Deploys Free Rescue Rides Post Cathedral Attack, Uber Joins Forces

Careem Egypt has launched a new nationwide initiative, offering free rides to all hospitals in Egypt for blood donation, in light of today's explosion inside...
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FC Barcelona drops Qatar Airways logo from jerseys next season

Starting next season, Japanese retailer Rakuten will replace Qatar Airways as the main global partner of the Spanish football team FC Barcelona, the club announced yesterday...
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Kijamii Wins Netflix Middle East Pitch

Dubai, January 6, 2016 – Kijamii has been appointed by Netflix as its digital media network in the Middle East. Kijamii will be responsible for media planning & buying, digital...
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WhatsApp adds secure video calling amid privacy concerns

One of the world’s most popular means of communication, WhatsApp, is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app on Monday, a move...
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Egypt Pulls the Plug on Facebook’s Free Basics

Cairo – Egyptian authorities shut down Facebook's free internet service three weeks before the anniversary of the Jan. 25 uprising.  A National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority...
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Instagram Ads Are Coming to Egypt!

Today, Egypt has woke up to a very interesting news on the social media scene. Instagram Ads are coming, very soon. A handful of Egyptians...
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Instagram notifies you when someone screenshots your DMs

Instagram has rolled out a new update which sends a notification to you when someone screenshots your direct messages. The update comes in light of the new...
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At least 25 killed in blast inside Cairo’s Coptic cathedral

An explosion inside Cairo's Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people, most of them women, and injured 49, Egypt's state television said. Security sources told...
Watch Dubai New Year's Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Watch Dubai New Year’s Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Twitter announced today that they are partnering with global property developer Emaar to live-stream the New Year’s Eve firework displays in Dubai. The live stream will...
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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...
Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard

Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard

An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta where it landed on Friday, Maltese media reported. The Airbus A320...

Careem Officially Integrates Water-Travel Option to its Application

Cairo, November 24th, 2016 -- Careem has announced a new collaboration with the “WATER TAXI” service today, offering a new “car-type” that allows clients...
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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...
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Twitter to shut down Vine and cut staff

Twitter is cutting about 9 per cent of its employees worldwide. It is also shutting down Vine, a mobile video app where people share short video...
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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...

Facebook Messenger builds a new in-app camera for Snapchat-style selfies

Facebook Messenger rolled out a new in-app camera that includes features like facial masks, photo filters and stickers. See Also: 📸 Instagram reaches 600 million users...
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Vodafone Ousts Etisalat Egypt as Al Ahly’s Sponsor

Al Ahly Football Club signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Vodafone, replacing Etisalat’s logo on the team’s red t-shirt starting next season. Etisalat Egypt has...
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OMD Egypt Offers Its Office Furniture For Free to Startups

A great deal for startups, OMD is offering its office furniture for free to Startups, as the multinational agency is moving to a new office in Zamalek...
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Amr Diab Was Hacked On Twitter!

Amr Diab's Facebook page has announced that his twitter account has been hijacked by anonymous and now tweeting political.
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Juventus appoints Kingfut as digital media agency partner in MENA

Juventus FC has appointed Kingfut as its digital media agency partner across the Middle East region. This appointment follows an extensive review by the Italian football...
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Why Designers Will Love Facebook New Page Design?

Facebook is testing a new page design for pages. The main changes include, resizing the profile picture to be smaller, bigger cover photo, and a new placement...
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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...
Stefano Gastaut, Vodafone Egypt names Stefano Gastaut's CEO to Replace Ahmed Essam

Vodafone Egypt Names Stefano Gastaut’s CEO to Replace Ahmed Essam

Vodafone Group Plc named Italian Stefano Gastaut, chief executive office (CEO) at Vodafone Partner Markets, to run its growing Egyptian business as the company...
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Nestle, Intel Denounce Rumors on Exiting Egypt

Intel and Nestle issued statements today refuting false media reports that both multinationals are closing their offices in Egypt in light of the US Dollar...
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Dubai Ruler Tweets Ultimatum

Responsible leaders hold their governments accountable. Dubai Ruler set an example for Arab leaders on Twitter, giving his officials a 1-month ultimatum to finish the Smart Government...
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dubizzle is Now an OLX Company

Last week, dubizzle website and mobile app started carrying a new message below the main logo stating that ‘dubizzle is an OLX company’. This step is...
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Etisalat, Vodafone sign 4G license deals in Egypt

Reuters – Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed license deals allowing them to operate fourth-generation (4G) mobile services in Egypt, the country's telecoms...
Orange replaces Mobinil

Orange replaces Mobinil as rebranding hits final stages

Mobinil's logo is officially down from the company's headquarters as Orange continues to roll out its rebranding plans Saturday, killing off Egypt's 18-year-old first mobile operator brand. The name change is...
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Emirates Airline Fires Up Benfica Fans

Dressed in their elegant beige uniforms and red hats, Emirates airline hostesses walked into the soccer field's center circle to deliver safety-like match instructions,...
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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%...
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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...

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