Role and Impact of the Social Media Today

In the MENA countries, the role and impact of the Social Media today have no need to be demonstrated; the so-called Arab Spring events have taken care of that. What followed, however, have sadly been outside its grips, all as reported in the regional media. Per AP Cairo, Egypt’s parliament has passed a bill targeting […]

Al Jazeera English “The Stream” growing more popular

  Al Jazeera’s social media “The Stream” was launched online 4 years ago The Internet fuelled Middle-East revolution stories, pushed Al Jazeera English channel to initiate a social media-centred news programme and labelled it The Stream. It’s a fairly aggressive integration of social media into a live news programme as it wishes to push the […]

Twitter branching out in Dubai

Twitter will open an Office in Dubai Twitter, the Microblogging site, has a constantly growing user base in the MENA region: 76 per cent of social media users in the region use it regularly.  79 per cent of users accessing Twitter through mobile devices. Recently a senior company official said at Arab Social Media Influencers Summit […]