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Screenshot Before the events of 911 AlQaeda had a website called Alneda.com the site was publishing AlQaeda news and views in Arabic. Soon after the 911 events the US government seized the domain and started publishing fake stories to change it strategy and close the site all together. The first speech by Osama Bin Ladin after the US strikes against Afgh...
Screenshot In UAE posting photos or video without permission can bring up to six months in prison and fines as high as 500,000 dirhams, nearly $140,000. Authorities in UAE are warning social media user, that photos of individuals posted online without their consent could lead to jail. According to UAE’s Al Ittihad newspaper. The newspaper quotes Interio...
Screenshot There are 3 Telecom operators in Jordan Orange which offers fixed and mobile access Zain and Umniah offering mobile and Internet access compete mainly in the mobile access arena. So how these 3 telecoms doing on Twitter? An infographic submitted by @maisAbusalah reveals the answer. The data in the infographic is dated as of Aug 2013. Few hi...
Screenshot To overcome media blockade by mainstream media to its news and views and to talk directly to the general Arab public, the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS)launched its Twitter account @dw_sham tweeting in Arabic about the Levant branch. The state was formed after Abu Baker Al Baghdadi Al Hashimi Al Qarashi leader of the Islamic State...
Screenshot If you have been following mainstream media you would have heard about the news of the hostage taking at the luxurious mall in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. The Al-Shabaab Jihadi Group who is fighting African Western poppets occupation of Somali has claimed responsibility for the attacks on Twitter in retaliation for Kenya’s occupation of Somalia...
Screenshot Okay people the rumors are true, this is my first tweet ever using Iran's state cell phone internet service without VPN!!!— Thomas Erdbrink (@ThomasErdbrink) September 16, 2013 Access to Facebook and Twitter are restored back in Iran. It’s been four years since the government shut off access to most social media during protest...
Screenshot In collaboration with Discover Digital Arabia, Startappz released Videographic recapping changes in the tech industry in the Middle East for the year 2012. Highlights of the videographic include: • Facebook & Linkedin opening offices in the Middle East. • New incubators and investment funds launching in different parts of the Middle East ...
Screenshot This is a guest post written by Shadi Halloun from Palestine. if you want to contribute to ArabCrunch pitch us at newsATArabCrunchDOTcom Hello everyone, so this is my second post on ArabCrunch. I hope you’ll like it and I promise I’ll be contributing more and more to this great community in the future. So let’s get straight to the poin...
Screenshot Several CBS twitter accounts has been hacked by pro Syrian regime hackers. These accounts are @60minutes @48hours, and @CBSDenver. Some of these accounts has been suspended by Twitter, until things get together. Via The Verge.. ...
Screenshot You must heard the news about facebook new news feed, where it filters your news feed into different categories. Well for Twitter the filters has came with Twitlamp. a new startups from Saudi Arabia that brings Twitter to new dimensions. On Twitlamp the user’s feed is broken down into categories: Photos, Videos, Links, Text, hashtags and...
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