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Screenshot Update: some users reported not seeing the censorship. We received a tip from one of our readers saying that Apple has censored the word Osama adding *** after the "O" and before the "a" in its new music social network Ping with iTunes. We have not tested Ping yet, but if this is true it sounds very racists as there are millions of people w...
Screenshot The future of search is here and it is based on social graph. Facebook has officially entered into Google territory, it is now showing search results from around the web ranked by likes from users' facebook friends. This means that facebook social search based on users like is up and running at least with me and other users, this is a maj...
Screenshot Inside Facebook released few days ago its Inside Facebook Gold report, with data about membership and usage across the number 1 social networking site in the world Facebook. The report reveals the shift of Facebook population of more than 500 million users, from being dominated by US citizens and English speaking people to more of an internation...
Screenshot Seems Facebook is not stopping in being the number 1 destination of all things social. As blogs are considered part of the social media universe, looks like Facebook wants to have a strong stand in that arena too. leveraging the social graph it has. After launching facebook Live, today Facebook just announced upgrading Facebook notes with the fo...
Screenshot The time was around 10:00-11:00 pm, the day Thursday April 19th 2010, the first ArabCrunchStart meetup has just concluded in Amman, Jordan. The meetup was planned as a starting point for a series local meetups in Jordan  as a preparation to launch ArabCrunchStart as monthly event in Jordan. I went to check ArabCrunch.com's current visits, it...
Screenshot Octavia Nassar CNN's Sr. Editor of Mideast Affairs Tweeted few days ago about the passing of Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah who is considered one of the most important Lebanon's Shia Muslim leader. She Tweeted: "Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah... One of Hezbollah's giants I respect a lot." She deleted her Tweet and ...
Screenshot PS: ArabCrunch reports also social media and sometimes its political impact, ArabCrunch has no political affiliations, I hope this wont cause us problems with anyone. In the late 90s Aljazeera set the stage of political debates that was never seen before since the inception of modern media in the Arab world . As Arab leaders and governments ar...
Screenshot #Edited. The after math of "Draw Mohammad PBU Day on Facebook", continues to unfold, first Pakistani court ordered to block facebook and then the ban was lifted. Pakistani developers launched Millatfacebook as a Muslim friendly alternative to facebook, the site however  seems under DDoS attack and blamed facebook, CIA, Israeli IPs, and Yaho...
Screenshot Jordan based BlackBerry (BB)  apps developer bberryapp.com has launched around 2 days ago their new BB app in partnership with Football social network startup Shawweet. The new app which is called Shawweet (BETA) is geared towards soccer fans as it helps you get live football (soccer) scores for world leagues, track live event matches, sta...
Screenshot Since years Location based services (LBS) has been a hot topic that did not take off until recently. There were many attempts to tap into this market from brightkite to ArabCrunch demo 09 demoer wenear to Yahoo it self with fire eagle. Many experts agree that location based and intention based advertising is the next big multi billion dollar ...
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