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The report monitored the rates of users logged onto Twitter both during and after the month of Ramadan, finding that in Egypt the former was recorded as being 231% higher than the latter.
Stickers are emotions that can be used in private messages, and they are available on the web as well as iOS and Android devices.
Kroes met on Monday with Communications Minister Atef Helmy during a visit to Cairo.
Continuous connectability is the norm, caution is flung to the wind, reticence is retro and you are what you say you are.
Zuckerberg: ‘You’re going to be able to turn your Android phone into a great social phone’
The 30 second video clip features Mohamed Morsi as the classic game hero Super Mario
The film explores the exodus of Egyptian Jews during the 1950s and shows one-on-one interviews with exiled Jews who recount their deportation
Comedy Break Show oncouraging funny talents to post a three minute video of their best work on their website and offering great prizes to the winners
Mazg is an independent organisation that aims to teach Egyptians the art of comics
Lily Joolz offers a creative collection of jewellery inspired mostly by Egyptian heritage
Besides providing online information, the initiative’s main goal is to answer people’s inquiries
The Bassem Youssef show proved a fertile ground for such memes to develop, in addition to the jokes created by protesters and citizens
Adel Heine’s weekly column
As activists lose patience with the conditions of the Metro, the “Be a Man” campaign files a lawsuit against officials demanding better conditions
Photo campaign gains hundreds of responses in one week
Brotherhood failes to provide required forms for registration
New online media laws to increase censorship in Jordan
Anti-Islam film continues to provoke more reactions from Muslim countries
Among rapid updates on the violent protests in the Muslim world, peaceful protesters head to online forums as mainstream media neglect their coverage
President joins popular social media website, while another popular site keeps tabs on his progress
Tamer El-Naggar, CEO of TNS’s North Africa branch, one of the world’s leading marketing research companies talk to the Daily News Egypt
The demonstrations of August 24 did not turn out to be politically significant, especially after major political forces decided to abandon them. The demonstrations were controlled by individuals who possess no experience in mobilizing for collective action and lack credibility within Egyptian political life. However, these demonstrations brought to the scene two valuable lessons, first, …
Social Media; how to win a Presidency
Washington (AFP) — If you bought Facebook shares in the May IPO and held onto them, by Monday morning you would have lost more than half your investment, and not see any encouraging signs of making your money back. Three months after the largest tech share issue ever on US markets, Facebook fell to a …
By Nada Akl BEIRUT: On March 6 micro-blogging service Twitter announced the launch of its Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu versions. It all started with the grassroots #LetsTweetInArabic campaign by a handful of users who wanted Twitter to be available in more languages. While many communities are still disadvantaged when it comes to digital resources, translation …
By Yasmine Saleh / Reuters CAIRO: Egyptians who turned to Facebook and Twitter to galvanize their revolt against Hosni Mubarak are starting to wonder whether faith in social media as the key to Egypt’s democratic future might be a little overdone. As candidates jostle in the run-up to elections to replace military rule with a civilian …
CAIRO: Arab and German bloggers gathered in Cairo for the Young Media Summit (YMS) last week to explore the role of social media in the Arab uprisings. The summit is the second in a row to promote dialogue between Arabs and Germans through blogging. "YMS kicked off in Cairo in 2010 but it came back …