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Screenshot Reporters Without Borders condemned the arrests and trials of netizens in the United Arab Emirates, yesterday. It also listed the UAE as a country “under surveillance” in its 2012 report on “Enemies of the Internet.” “The Emirati authorities are cracking down harder on bloggers and netizens who criticize the regime,” Report...
Screenshot AreebaAreeba a business social network geared towards residents of the Arab world has reported reaching 650 thousand registered users from 110 countries, in less than a year since its launch. The Dubai based AreebaAreeba offers smiler functionality to Linkedin, users can post status update where other users can comment on them, start and join gr...
Screenshot Update: facebook responded by saying that the new translation button is powered by Bing translation engin, meaning it supports all the languages the bing supports (about 50) For now, the button is visible only to people who have installed the translations app. If a human translation is also available, they show that, instead. The way it works i...
Screenshot Folks at Yahoo are raising the white banner and surrendering their social networking site in the Arab world "As7ab". In an email sent to Yahoo Maktoob’s Arabic social network Asa7b members, Yahoo is saying that they will shut down the service as of 18/9/2011 and deleting everything, the email urges members to download their voice and video...
Screenshot Saudi based National Net Ventures or (N2V) is one of the largest Internet holding companies in the Arab world, it invests “venture funds” in Arab Internet and mobile startups and owns and develops its own ventures. The Company owns a number of popular websites including: HawaaWorld an Arab women destination site, N2V Development House a so...
Screenshot Scapehouse is a new social media site that might a little bet late to the Google+ game. the startup comes with a new vision for online discussion, On facebook people share stuff with their friends only, on Twitter the game is different, people share with their followers who do not have to be their friends. Scapehouse brings both: users c...
Screenshot Last year a young American girl started the shameful page "draw Mohammad Day" competition on Facebook, that event brought backlash against Facebook in Pakistan as the site was ordered blocked to reopen later. And Pakistan’s Deputy Attorney General has launched a criminal investigation against the CEO of facebook Mark Zuckerberg, which might lead...
Screenshot After reaching more than 10,000 members in few hours in light of his assassination by American forces in Pakistan Facebook deleted we are "All Osama Bin Ladin" page. We do not know what is the excuse this time for deleting this page, is it call for violence? we did not notice any. And this excuse that any page that calls for violence should ...
Screenshot In response to act of closing the pages of the Palestinian uprising or the third Palestinian Intifada from Facebook under the request of the Israel media minister, activists organized a boycotting day yesterday via facebook events app. The call came from a page called the Arab National Army and other pages and has achieved 256,931 participants. ...
Screenshot Between 2009 and 2010 Twitter users from the Arab world were estimated to be around 15,000 to 40,000 but these figures were not official and not very accurate. But after the revolution on Tunisia and Egypt, as Twitter has been used as a tool to fuel the revolution,Twitter become a house hold name in the Arab world just like Facebook. An infographic...
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