Twitter announced that it had expanded its character limit of tweets to 280, this is double the current limit of 140 characters. This new feature will roll out gradually to all users. Currently, it is being tested by a group of select active users, most famous of them all is the President of the United States, referred to online as the Tweeter-In-Chief for his overly active account. It is no secret that Twitter has been struggling for the past few…
Instagram users will start seeing a new message labeled “Paid partnership with” on influencers' posts and stories whenever a commercial relationship exists between creators such as influencers or publishers and businesses. In an attempt to bring more clarity and transparency to the community, Instagram is asking Influencers to state publicly whenever a post is part of a paid agreement with a brand.
Messenger has been on top of Facebook's priorities over the past year. This was very much evident in the upgrades the app has gone through, most noticeably, in the latest release that introduced a new way for users to interact with bots. Today, Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to team up in threes and compete to create innovative bots for Messenger under the following categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good.
Why is the internet filled with so much anger and hate? Why is it so easy for someone to publish something that is extremely harmful and offensive? Trolling, spamming, defaming, intimidating, humiliating, harassing and bullying are all faces of the same coin.
As a techie person, I can’t help but notice the huge online and social media gap that exists between many parents and their kids. This is due to several factors, most are originating from the parents’ side. Whether the parents are technically challenged, don't have an online presence, are not up-to-date with the latest trends and platforms or simply just lack the proper communication with their kids on all things digital. Being a dad for a 10 and 7 year-old…
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Interview on MTV Lebanon news regarding the Perception of Women in Ads and the role of Social Media as a positive change factor. Report by Alain Dergham
My interview on MTV Lebanon news regarding the use of Social Media platforms as crime reporting and social support tools Report by Ralph Doumit
Despite the fact that this seems like a complete rip-off, which will probably end up with several legal repercussions costing Facebook a fortune, this is the price they are willing to pay in order to get rid of their main competitor! It might be early to assume that Snapchat is dead, but it was definitely hit by a wooden stick straight to its heart! Let’s hope that Snapchat is still hiding new tricks up its sleeves in order to survive…
Interview on MTV Lebanon regarding the influence of social media on the municipal elections. Report by Alain Dargham