The Dubai Fitness Challenge, a community initiative, launched by the dynamic Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan has sparked much enthusiasm across the country ever since it's announcement. The regions first city wide, all encompassing age group championship has motivated...
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...
Latest survey by BPG Orange on UAE's Social Media Influencers reveals a quite about what drives influencers to engage with brands in the country Almost 100 social media personalities in the UAE from various sectors were interviewed for the survey. Highlights: ...
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...
In what could be your 'tallest' and 'grandest' wishes of all new year's, Dubai's Burj Khalifa is letting people make their New Year wish on its LED façade • Emaar grants people from all over the world a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
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...
Today business is no longer about boring board room meetings or random cold calling. It is all about social selling, relationship building, conversations, and creating a buzz. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to engage in such meaningful conversations with...
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...
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...
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...
Facebook completes a Decade: From then to now...and to the future...the Facebook Journey On 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...
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,...
2020’s Social Media Trends Revealed: 50+ Experts Define The Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2020 Talkwalker and HubSpot have gathered industry experts, PR professionals, and social media gurus from the Middle...
The 6 types of social media sharers When 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...
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...
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...
Influencer Program on Social Media: The Value of one Passionate Fan In 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...
Would You Rather Say Everything on Your Mind (unfiltered) or Never Speak Again? Answer 1TAM’s Question of the Day (1TAMQ) and Win Up to AED500 Every Week The First Emirati Social Media App Will...
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...
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, released figures today announcing that it has hit the 500 million members milestone across 200 countries and 22 million members in the MENA region. A professional community of this size has never existed...
Forward-thinking companies are hurrying along the death of passwords by adopting login features that are more secure than passwords and easier to use.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...