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Social listening and analytics company 'Talkwalker' acquires Nielsen Social

Social listening and analytics company ‘Talkwalker’ acquires Nielsen Social

Talkwalker, a global social listening and analytics company, announced the acquisition of Nielsen Social, a leading provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Nielsen...

Facebook Reveals Top Emojis in MENA, Celebrates World Emoji Day

History has shown us that images are worth more than words. Thanks to the rise of visual-based communication, we are returning to more graphic...
60% of Arab users prefer using emojis over words to express emotions

60% of Arab users prefer using emojis over words to express emotions

Viber, owned by the Japanese company, Rakuten, and one of the world’s leading apps for free and easy communication, conducted an opinion poll of...

Small business owners optimistic about economic recovery post-COVID

Facebook, in partnership with the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), today published the Global State of Small Business...
Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) joins the Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) joins the Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Facebook has announced today that the Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) has joined the 2020 cycle of the Community Accelerator program, a six-months program designed...
Egyptian Social Media Stirs Countless Rape, Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

Egyptian Social Media Stirs Countless Rape, Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

On the night of June 30th, 2020, Two instagram accounts (@shadynoor_ and @skhodirr ) started a PSA accusing an ex student of AUC and...
Viber cuts business ties with Facebook

Viber cuts business ties with Facebook

Japanese owned​ ​Rakuten Viber​, one of the world’s leading messaging apps for free and secure communication, announces it will cut all business ties with...
Demand for Arabic chatbots surges in H1-2020 amid COVID-19, WideBot data shows

Demand for Arabic chatbots surges in H1-2020 amid COVID-19, WideBot data shows

Egyptian chatbot startup WideBot witnessed a surge of Arabic chatbot building requests during the first half of 2020, amounting to a 100% increase, compared...
Egypt’s health ministry launches blood donation campaign in cooperation with Facebook

Egypt’s health ministry launches blood donation campaign in cooperation with Facebook

Egyptian Minister of Health, Dr. Hala Zayed, has announced that the ministry’s National Blood Transfusion Service is teaming up with Facebook to launch a...
Fintech giant 'Brex' lays off 62 of its staff despite raising $150M

Fintech giant ‘Brex’ lays off 62 of staff despite raising $150M

Brex founders Pedro Franceschi and Henrique Dubugras wrote in a blog post published yesterday that 62 people would be let go. The corporate credit cards...

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