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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 41% of Internet users in the kingdom tweet, with more than 90 million views on YouTube a day A recent study has showed that 41% of Internet users in Saudi Arabia are on Twitter social network, thus the Gulf state tops the world list of Twitter penetration as proportionate to the area and population. According to the survey conducted by BI Int...
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 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 We published back in November 2012 that bayt is venturing into professional social networking today the careers site has officially announced the launch of Bayt.com Specialties, a new, socially-enabled platform that reinvents the hiring process. Bayt.com Specialties is Bayt.com’s latest and biggest move to transform its portal into an open and so...
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...
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 Twitter in ArabicWhat do Arabs discus over Twitter? If you look at twitter's hashtags you wont get the result as twitter displays most trending topics in English only with no support for Arabic hashtags. Every week we publish at the end of the week the the top 10 most popular Twitter hashtags in Arabic and translate them into English courtesy f...
Screenshot Twitter displays most trending topics in English only with no support for Arabic hashtags. Like last week here is the the top 10 most popular Twitter hashtags in Arabic and translate them into English courtesy from HashMena. 1- Tweet with a pic 2- Syira 3- Syria I will judge 4- Egypt the searcher 5- Egypt 6- Retweet 7- Morsi ...
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