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Screenshot The “Israeli” army is banning its soldiers from using social media and networking sites such as Twitter and facebook for what it calls fears on national security leaks. In justifying the move the Israeli army noted that soldiers post secret photos of bases and compounds and would post future battle plans on social media sites which can ...
Screenshot 3 years old Jordan based Arabic microblogging platform Watwet has closed down, in a massage posted on the site the site admins says that they are pulling the plug on WATWET and All your information on WATWET will be deleted permanently. However they are offering microblogging service to organizations. Why did WatWet fail and close? I wrote ...
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...
Screenshot As the Libyan revolution rage, renesys confirms that the 13 globally routed Libyan network prefixes were withdrawn at 23:18 GMT (Friday night, 1:18am Saturday local time), and Libya was off the Internet. But it went back as Rensys post says " Two-thirds of Libyan routes came back to life at 6:01 UTC (8:01 local time), and the remainder were res...
Screenshot As anti government demonstrations rage in Libya, according to Aljazeera news channel Libyan authorities have blocked Facebook and Twitter in the capital Tripoli. Calls to Libyans for a day of anger against the regime has been spreading throughout Facebook, Aljazeera also reported that its Arabic site Aljazeera.net has been blocked all over ...
Screenshot The U.S government suffers from “Dissociative identity disorder,” or multi-persona disorder. Publicly they talk about democracy, human rights, liberty and the right of nations to rule themselves and decide their future . Yet in practice the consecutive US administrations “Democrats or Republican” have been the historical backers of brutal ...
Screenshot Updated: confirmed he was released. After being missing for around 2 weeks, news surfaced that Wael has been in custody by the Egyptian regime and that he was released few hours ago. R.N.N one of facebook pages that specialize in updating the public about the revolution in Egypt said that he was released and posted in what appears a pic of hi...
Screenshot Few hours ago ArabCrunch sources inside Egypt told us that the internet is back to the country and that there is no blocking of any site. Egyptian authorities turned off the internet on the 28th of last month in a bid to end the demonstrations in Egypt. It also blocked Facebook Twitter and other sites as these platforms are used by activist ...
Screenshot Update: google issued the following statement: "A Googler, Wael Ghonim, is missing in Egypt. He has not been seen since late Thursday evening in central Cairo. The safety of our employees is very important to Google, so if anyone has any information please call the following U.K. number: +44 20 7031 3008." Update2: some people say that it...
Screenshot As theIinternet access remains blocked in Egypt a group of engineers from Google, Twitter and SayNow worked together in launching speak-to-tweet service— giving the  ability for anyone to tweet using just a voice connection. Anyone can tweet by simply leaving a voicemail on one of these international phone numbers (+16504194196 or +390662207...
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