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Pizza Hut Under Fire For Mocking Palestinian Hunger Strike

Pizza Hut is facing a social media backlash and boycott campaign, after its Israeli branch posted an advert mocking the mass Palestinian prisoner hunger strike. Pizza Hut's...
Barclays Egypt

Attijariwafa bank group acquires 100% of Barclays Egypt

In accordance with the agreement between Attijariwafa bank and Barclays Bank signed on October 4, 2016, the acquisition by Attijariwafa bank of 100% of...
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Anghami grows its Audio Ad business in the region three-fold in...

Dubai - Anghami, the leading music streaming company in the MENA region, revealed today that it has recorded an amazing three-fold growth in Audio...
Facebook Adds Reactions to Comments

Facebook Adds Reactions to Comments

Facebook has added Reactions to comments yesterday, so you can now react to comments with love, wow, sad or angry. The social network launched Reactions last...
WhatsApp Down

WhatsApp Down, ‘Unable to Connect’ for Millions of Users

WhatsApp went offline 9:00PM GMT for Millions of users across the globe as users reported inability to connect to the messaging app server. For over 60 minutes...
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First 5G trial with outdoor mobility in MENA

Ericsson and Etisalat successfully conducted a 5G trial with outdoor mobility today at Etisalat’s Head Office in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The trial demonstrated 5G capabilities...
Tecno mobile Egypt launches Camon CX

Tecno Launches the Camon CX in Egypt

Boasting an excellent variety of features and specs, the Camon CX is set to take Egypt by storm after Tecno launched it at a...
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Instagram now has more than 700 million monthly active instagrammers

Instagram now has more than 700 million monthly active Instagrammers. And the last 100 million of you joined faster than ever. According to our records, Instagram grown...
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Real Madrid Commissions Egyptian Agency to Lead its Regional Digital Presence

Real Madrid F.C. appointed Kijamii to lead its social media presence in the Middle East and North Africa, said Bassem El-Hady, CEO & Co-founder...
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hug digital Signs Digital Partnership Deal with HMD Global

hug digital takes on HMD Global - The Home of Nokia Phones - across MENA as their regional social & digital agency. April 18th, 2017...
Emirates airline responds to United Express with a video

United Express Fails and Emirates Airline Strikes Back

It all started Sunday on a united Express Flight 3411 when a 69 old doctor David Dao has been forcibly Dragged out of the flight,...
Etisalat Digital, ICAO Cyber Summit and Exhibition

Etisalat Digital participates in ICAO Cyber Summit and Exhibition

Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Digital announced its participation in an inaugural cyber-security summit organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and hosted by General Civil...

Godayuse.com world’s first day-use portal is now available in Egypt &...

The world’s first day-use portal specializing only in day activities and hangouts that do not require traveling or spending only a few hours in...
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NRJ FM Makes Its Maiden Debut in Cairo, Egypt

  After months of preparation; NRJ Egypt finally launched at a star-studded event. The new radio station, NRJ Egypt will mostly cater to the listening needs...
Bey2ollak Launches 'Stories' Copying Snapchat

Bey2ollak Launches ‘Stories’ Copying Snapchat

Egypt's number one traffic service Bey2ollak has added "Stories" to its mobile app following Snapchat, Instagram, whatsapp, Messenger and Facebook. Bey2ollak is the first Middle Eastern startup...
Amazon Reaches an Agreement to Acquire Middle East's SOUQ.com, amazon acquires souq.com

Amazon Reaches an Agreement to Acquire Middle East’s SOUQ.com

Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable...
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A15 & DELL EMC Join Forces to Support Tech Startups in...

The leading technology investor, A15 announced today a strategic partnership with Dell EMC, the global information infrastructure vendor, with a mission of supporting Egypt’s...
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Marketing Kingdom Cairo 3: Conference and Awards

P World, the organizer of the Marketing Kingdom Cairo, has just announced that the third edition of the global marketing gathering, will take place...
YouGov: best perceived brands by Women in Egypt 2017

YouGov: top 10 best perceived brands by women in Egypt

YouGov’s Brandindex yearly rankings of the best perceived brands by women in Egypt has been topped by Facebook. This year’s ranking of the best perceived...
Wael Fakharany was fired from Careem

Careem Managing Director Wael Fakharany Says He Was Fired

Wael Fakharany, a leading business figure in the Middle East and North Africa, tweeted Monday that he was fired from Careem Egypt in a...
Wael Fakharany leaves Careem Egypt after 6 months

Wael Fakharany leaves Careem Egypt after 6 months

Wael Fakhrany left Careem Egypt after 6 months of leading the company as a Managing Director. Careem has appointed Ramy Kato, Head of Egypt Operations...
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Orange Egypt Uplifts Generation Y Entrepreneurs

Egyptian entrepreneurs made a grand appearance on Orange’s new campaign, which inspires youth to fulfil their dreams vowing to support them on the rocky...
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WUZZUF organizes the second mobile developer career fair in Egypt

The second round of Mobile Developer Career Fair "Egypt's only mobile developers career fair" will take place on the 18th of March at Helnan Landmark...
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Will Smith Escapes US, Vacations in Egypt

The Legend Will Smith captured his first selfie by the Sphinx early this morning as he visited the Giza Pyramids with his family in...
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Twitter reveals the biggest Ramadan stats of 2016

With the holy month of Ramadan approaching, brands and organizations will soon commence their campaigns to engage consumers in a conversation during the blessed...
AIG to focus on selected products for growth in Egypt

AIG to focus on selected products for growth in Egypt

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has just announced that it has taken strategic steps to reposition its operations in the Egyptian market. AIG new strategy...
Instagram multiple, Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos, videos in one post

Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos, videos in one post

Instagram has released a new update that lets you share up to 10 photos and videos in one post. With this update, you no longer...
Instagram reaches 63 million users in the MENA region

Instagram reaches 63 million users in the MENA region

Cairo Feb 21 – Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram has revealed for the very first time that the Instagram community in the MENA region is now 63 million users. Worldwide, Instagram...
TIEC, Microsoft Present 'Accelerate Your Business' Competition

TIEC, Microsoft Present ‘Accelerate Your Business’ Competition

A chance to win 90,000 EGP and receive Acceleration Program/ Consultation Services in Digital Marketing, Marketing, Finance and Technical from The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC). The competition is...
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Total Sponsors Rahhala’s Participation at Upcoming Gouna Rally Special 2017

In a special signing ceremony Total Egypt and Rahhala Racing inked a partnership agreement spanning diverse joint activities to be carried out in 2017...
Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 13 – 19)

Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 13 – 19)

Each week Digital Boom posts available positions within the marketing and advertising industry in Egypt in collaboration with Wuzzuf.com. Email lina@adigitalboom.com with the details of your vacancies...
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Careem Egypt Brings Vertical Video Ads To The Middle East

Careem Egypt produced the fist-ever vertical video ad in the Middle East, introducing its new car types Go and Go+. The leading car booking app emulated...

El3ab.com unleashes its new portal, receives EGP 2M investment from...

El3ab, Egypt’s classic gaming hub, relaunches its portal with more games and with its first ever app based game “Estimation Kings,” with investment from...
Egypt's Employment News Bulletin (Feb 5 - 9)

Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 5 – 9)

Each week Digital Boom posts available positions within the marketing and advertising industry in collaboration with Wuzzuf.com. Email lina@adigitalboom.com with the details of your vacancies by 5.00pm...
Pregnant Beyonce breaks Instagram's most liked photo record

Beyonce breaks Instagram’s record for the most liked photo

Beyonce's pregnancy of twins announcement has broken the record for most liked photo on Instagram ever, hitting 7.6 million likes in less than 24 hours (and counting).
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Sky Sports offers more ways than ever to follow Deadline Day

As the January transfer window reaches its final hours, Sky Sports News HQ will offer more ways than ever before for football fans to stay up to date with the latest breaking news.
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Instagram Rolls Out Live Stories Globally

The photo-sharing platform Instagram has make its live stories feature available to its community globally — a new way to connect with friends and followers. To go live, just...
Facebook Introduces New Tools to Help Control Your Information

Facebook Introduces New Tools to Help Control Your Information

Dubai, UAE, 26th January 2017 –  Facebook announced today the launch of the Privacy Basics site, a new resource that makes it easier for...
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Thousands Send Love to Egypt’s Prince of Hearts ‘Mohamed Aboutrika’

Mohamed Aboutrika received thousands of supportive posts on social media following a decision by authorities to add him to an official "terror list" on charges...
Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Administrative court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted...
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Snickers latest in-store campaign pulled off the shelves in Saudi

In Saudi? Feeling hungry? You may have to wait a little longer to grab a bite of your favorite Snickers. The snack brand, which...
Meryl Streep, Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

At the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep gets political with anti-Trump message: "Join me in supporting the committee to protect journalists." Watch Meryl Streep's Powerful Speech
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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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

Cairo remains UBER’s fastest growing city across EMEA region, the company reached over 40,000 drivers a month, from 2000 at the same time last year. UBER...
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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...

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