Posts Tagged ‘linkedin’


Screenshot Around a year ago Linkedin opened its office for the Arab world in Dubai, where its members from the region was around 5 million users. Few days ago Linkedin announced that this year it has doubled the number of members of last year reaching 10 million members. Linked in also revealed a number of stats about the Arab world: • Top compani...
Screenshot Social media agency social Clinic has published an infographic about social media stats in Saudi Arabia. It shows that there is 3 million twitter users around 12% of the population growing 3000% with an average 50 million tweet per month, 840,000 linkedin users representing 4% of the population, and 6 million facebook users representing 23% of t...
Screenshot Bayt.com the leading job recruitment site is feeling the heat from Linkedin entrance to the Arab world, as linkedin offers job recruitment like bayt.com does and so far has a larger community that Bayt.com. Bayt.com is now trying to redefine its self and evolve into professionals social networking. In that front it recently launched the stream a Q&...
Screenshot It is not only facebook and Twitter are growing fast in the Arab world, it is also linkedin which has more reach than Twitter. Linkedin has 5.8 million members in the Arab world) (1.1 million in UAE alone) and a regional growth of 123% against 43% worldwide. Which means that business social networking is important as consumer social networking. ...
Screenshot Syrian Electronic Army a hacker group affiliated with Bashar Al Asad regime has claimed responsibility for taking down Linkedin Blog http://blog.linkedin.com/. As of writing this post Linkedin in blog is down. This is the zone-h info of the hack....
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 We waited for few days and nobody wrote about  it, so we moved on and broke the news with a guest post from Abdulrahman Idlbi as we were upset when SourceForge the world’s largest open source software hosting website, blocked around 171 million people from Syria, Sudan, Iran, N. Korea & Cuba: from downloading open source software, a com...
Screenshot Update: SourceForge Simi Unblocks Syria, Sudan,Iran, N.Korea & Cuba- Freedom Loving Admins: Unblock Now: Following Linkedin  move of  unblocking Syria after ArabCrunch reported the incident ( and kept it against Sudan ), we heard different reports that U.S. Federal government officials are preparing to waive some of the sancti...
Screenshot Our friends at QRCE along with other partners have organized an entrepreneurship week. The week started this Sunday with interesting speakers including Joi Ito CEO creative common and early investor in Twitter, Reid Hoffman founder and CEO of LinkedIn , Mitchell Baker Chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation,, Laith Al-Qaem CEO, Arabian Business Cons...
Screenshot NOTE: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan.) Update: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan. Both Linkedin and Google said before they have to be in compliance with US laws. Google confirmed that nothing has changed from their point. The sanction though do...
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