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With the rapid spread of social media, the power of communication is in the hands of the people, not governments, said speakers at the first day of the International Government Communication Forum yesterday.
The Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, commonly known as Haia, has tracked down 735 accounts in Saudi Arabia on various popular social networking sites including Twitter, Whoshere and Palringo for indulging in immoral
Advertising expenditures in the region slightly decreased in 2013, with digital media making inroads into the market, according to a report in ArabAd Magazine.
Middle East online advertising market research report providing statistics on online ad spending on search, display, video, mobile, classifieds, social, lead generation and others
Saudis could face a five-year jail term and up to $800,000 fines for sending offensive tweets
Saudi Arabia has decided to ban 41 online local newspapers after they failed to take measures to correct their position and comply with official regulations, an official at the ministry of culture and information was quoted on Monday as saying.
SAMY is a smartphone app which is already popular in the US and Europe
our region where there are major economical issues, instability, and lack of access to important resources, this opens opportunities for counterfeiters to
Despite the large number of local female journalism graduates, it is rare to see Qatari women appearing in print media, social media or on television. Arabian Business Qatar speaks with Christina Paschyn, a lecturer in journalism at Northwestern University in Qatar to find out why
When Mohammad Bu Azizi set himself on fire in the central Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid on December 17, 2010, news of the self-immolation was first broadcast on Al Jazeera after his cousin was able to contact the pan-Arab broadcaster.
Smartphone subscriptions will reach 5.6 billion by 2019. This follows a report on the rise of smartphone users over the next few years . The Middle Ea...
Sharjah, 24 February 2014: The regional printing industry is expecting a growth surge as it continues to attract majority of the nearly US$5 billion advertising spend, apart from a rise in investment in the run up to the World Expo 2020.
the Advertising realm, January is almost synonymous with the Super Bowl season. Regardless of the relatively low Super Bowl viewership in the MENA region
WhatsApp is growing fast in the region due to the strong growth in mobile phone and smartphone penetration rates, industry experts told Gulf News on Thursday.
Yet the chances of a smartphone or tablet user 'clicking through' to an advertisers' website are far higher than in the US.
As futuristic as it may once have sounded, having drones fly through the sky and deliver packaged groceries and other items to consumers’ doorsteps is...
Twitter’s 230 million monthly active users post over 500 million Tweets per day. This is the draw of the network known for its “real-time” action; a d...
Regionally, Twitter is the second popular social media site after Facebook with almost 4 million users in the Middle East last year, and tuned in entrepreneurs…
For many in Morocco, it seems that Facebook is the most popular destination on the internet. A healthy 73% of the total population visited Facebook in November…
Digital media may be making spectacular inroads into UAE ad spends, but the 2013 numbers suggest traditional media continues to put up a stiff fight.
Hsoub, the Nazareth-based web solutions company whose mission is to develop online opportunities for people living throughout the Arab world, has announced…
Online advertising spending totalled $300 million in the Mena region in 2013, and is increasing at a 37 per cent growth rate a year to reach $1 billion in 2017, said an industry expert. “Online
Social Media usage in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is growing at a fast pace, depicted in an Infographic.