Posts Tagged ‘Socail Media’


Screenshot Early today, Egyptian authorities unblocked Facebook and Twitter, but they went into blocking it again according to ArabCrunch sources in Egypt. The blocking is an attempt to stifle the Friday of Anger demonstrations tomorrow against dictatorship and tyranny, as Facebook and Twitter are used by activists to inform the world about the Egyptian re...
Screenshot As7ab which means Friends in Arabic is one of first  Arabic social networks owned now by Yahoo! Maktoob, the social network  was launched around 2 years ago by Maktoob, since then it has been adding features gradually. The new features As7ab has added is alerting users of people who work at the same company or study at the same school. I...
Screenshot Jeeran is an interesting Arab internet company because its story resembles the stories you hear about in Silicon Valley (USA): A Tech startup that starts from the founders' garage or dorm and then makes it big (example: HP, Yahoo and Google to name a few.) Jeeran was founded in 2000 by then two Jordanian students and entrepreneurs Omar Kouds...
Screenshot Twtri.com developed by Laith Yousi from Iraq, was announced few days ago at GIGAOM's  Structure 09 event as one of 2 U.S. grand prize winners for Microsoft’s newCloudApp() - The Azure Services Platform Developer Challenge- . The contest winners were judged by 2 industry leaders Om Malik (founder of GIGAOM) and Michael Cote. ( Submission deadlin...
Screenshot You know facebook? Right? Well there are other types of social networks that have been popping up every now and then: These are vertical social networks, or social networks that specialize in a certain vertical or category. From Lebanon, HerSphere is the latest comer to the arena and it is for women. HerSphere is owned by Women in IT (WIT) a Leb...
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