Instagram Finally Introduces Face Filters

The latest Instagram update just added "Face filters" to your Instagram stories, similarly to the popular Snapchat augmented reality selfie filters. You will see a small face when you're adding a story that will let you add virtual koala ears, nerd glasses, a butterfly crown or wrinkle-smooth makeup. Here are all the faces as explained by Tech Crunch: Gold Crown – A Caesar-style golden wreath around you head, this filter is subtle and universal enough…

I won The “Top Blogger” Award At the 2017 “Middle East Social Media Festival”

I was invited yesterday to receive my award at the “Middle East Social Media Festival 2017” under the category “Top Social Media Blogger”. The MESMA "rewards individuals in various categories from the country the "Middle East Social Media Festival" is held in, who are using social media for business in fresh and innovative ways". The winners are determined through an online survey sponsored by Ipsos MENA, asking hundreds of marketing experts to vote for each…
Events

Facebook F8 is Hosting a Beirut Meetup This Year

5 months ago
Facebook’s annual developer conference F8 is taking place this year on April 18-19 in San Jose, California. Facebook is set to reveal new features and changes to their page and it will all be live-streamed ...
Critiques

No, The Government Cannot Hack Your Whatsapp & Facebook

8 months ago
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities Nohad Machnouk denied yesterday claims that the government has started implementing a new cyber crimes law that will entitle the authorities to: – Monitor calls & register them – Monitor ...
Baladi

Lebanese Blogs 2016 Year in Review: BlogBaladi Among The Most Viral Blogs

8 months ago
Lebanon’s most popular blog aggregator Lebanese Blogs has published “The 16 Most Viral Lebanese Blog Posts of 2016” based on hard data gathered and analyzed from the thousands of posts that were published and indexed ...
Art

The 2016 Ghosties Awards: Best #Snapchat Artist of the Year is Lebanese Georgio Bassil

1 year ago
The Ghosties Awards were organized yesterday in the W Hotel Leicester Square in London and Lebanese Georgio Bassil (Snapchat: georgio.copter) won the Snapchat Artist of the Year award. The Ghosties, organized by Snaphappen, is the ...
Information

BlogBaladi Facebook Page is Now Verified

1 year ago
If you are searching for BlogBaladi’s page on Facebook or checking out the page, you will notice the blue badge right next to the name, which means that the page has been verified by Facebook ...
Social Media

Instagram Stories are Here! Bye Bye Snapchat?

1 year ago
I was never really fond of Snapchat but I’d force myself to use it from time to time simply because most of my friends are there and I had no other alternative to Snapchat’s My ...
Critiques

The Influence of Social Media on the Upcoming Municipal Elections in Lebanon

1 year ago
There’s no doubt that the influence of social media channels is growing in Lebanon but we have yet to see its effect on elections as we haven’t had any for the past 5 years or ...
Beirut

Snapchat’s Beirut Story: AUB, National Anthem, AUB, Ain el Mreisse, National Anthem, Fattit Shrimps

1 year ago
Snapchat has been featuring towns and cities as part of the “Life” Snapchat Stories and Beirut got its own Life Snapchat Story yesterday. Life stories are prepared by Snapchat and are basically a compilation of ...
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