Social media breaks news but traditional media is more important today to filter the noise, says Reddit co-founder.Discussing the effect of social media on the future of journalism at the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit in Dubai, Alexis Ohanian,...
Opposing views on relevance and role of of social media enliven debate at Arab Social Media Influencers summit “Social media is not ‘real’ media, it feeds off traditional media,’ says Ali Jaber“Social media is at the vanguard of news content...
Facebook and WhatsApp are region’s most popular social networking sites: Social Media in the Arab World Report• ‘Knowing about the most influential tools will enable decision-makers to invest optimally to serving the community,’ says HE Mohammed Al Gergawi • 89%...
LinkedIn is a 300 million strong professional network which can go a long way in helping you network with great people and find amazing business leads, job offers and collaboration opportunities. I’ve used LinkedIn effectively for the past few...
Most of us use social networking media to 'consume' and disseminate information. In this day and age, these networking sites are vying with each other to provide greater levels of innovation for social interaction, information exchange, dialogue and collaboration....
Role of social media in Arab Spring and the ISIS conflict A panel of leading media experts discussed Tuesday at this year’s Abu Dhabi Media Summit the role social media is playing in the 21st century Middle East and its...
Influencer Program on Social Media: The Value of one Passionate FanIn this article Danielle Kamar provide details on how to define influencers, how to build a connection with them as a brand and how to eventually use them as...
The 6 types of social media sharersWhen it comes to social media, what you share, how frequently you share, and the networks you use to share can indicate more about your personality than you might think.  According to a...
You are probably aware that Linked is the world's most popular professional networking site. You've also heard from your friends and colleagues how they got a job or switched their career with the help of LinkedIn.Now, LinkedIn has come...
When Facebook acquired Whatsapp, it really was a humongous bit of news that quite forcefully indicated the progressive way of the way social media networks were being consolidated and taken into the future.But for residents and social media users...
Social Media is an important tool today. But going by the trends, it's women who seem to wield it more efficiently than men.Who invented social media? Who knows, but suffice to say that we can’t easily interpret the invention...
Facebook completes a Decade: From then to now...and to the future...the Facebook JourneyOn 3rd February, Mark Zuckerberg put up a very poignant post on his Facebook wall. The message spoke of the decade-long journey of Facebook, its evolution over...
France 24, the French international TV channel, has a new signature, "Liberty, Equality, News" recalling the official motto of France, which is; "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"The French international news channel France Global Media Group (which also includes radio RFI and...
Expert opinion by Yassine Aissaoui on how to beat your competition and remain ahead in the ever-evolving SEO game.After working on the design and the content of your website, after acquiring inbound links for a few months, you have achieved...
The sheer number of photographs that are taken today are at an all-time high. The question is, can today's photographs be considered art, or simply millions of 'captures' of the mundane? Will billions of new photographers achieve artistic greatness?In previous...
2014 Cybersecurity Predictions from IT security company Symantec By Kevin Haley, Symantec Security Response Whispers. The secret to predicting the future is to listen for the whisper. By the time you’ve heard things in a loud, clear voice they have already come...
The risks and rewards of posting your life on Social Media Networks. One of the greatest inventions in modern times, social media plays an active role in the lives of millions of people around the world. It is a convenient...
Dubai Courts has introduced a new programme named 'Twitter Visit' which aims to boost confidence in the Dubai judicial system, both locally and internationally.The Dubai government has wisely harnessed the power of social media to disseminate information to engage...
15 LinkedIn Tips to engage professionals to drive better results LinkedIn has taken social networking and conveniently transformed it into business networking for professionals seeking to capitalize upon the widest possible reach, through the platform. As of June 2013, LinkedIn has...
Cybercrime is one of the biggest threats to our financial well-being these days, and it just keeps on growing. According to a recent survey, over 9 million web users in the UK have been victims of cybercrime and some...
The UAE Telecom Regulatory Authority reports that Facebook is the most popular social media website in the UAE.Feeling excited about your date tonight? Update status. Check. Thought Pacific Rim deserves a decent review? Update views on group. Check. Just sat down for coffee...
The desire to stay digitally connected has grown to a virtual addiction to modern technology. Smartphones are especially popular with travelers.Though they might only be a decade old, desktop computers now seem objets d'art from a different era, as...
Middle East internet users (estimate) is 90 million and this figure will climb to 413 million by 2015. Just for the sake of comparison, the present population of Western Europe is 413 million which allows us a better insight...
Facebook has introduced a new feature allowing posts to be embeddable in websites. The company hopes to engage more people with this technique, as Facebook status updates, pictures, hashtags and videos can be shared on a website. As of now,...
Facebook has always considered business to be an integral part of its mission to enhance communications and because of Facebook, thousands of businesses have indeed prospered. Whether it is a new business, an established one, or a company that...