I Downloaded a Copy of my Facebook Data

I recently saw an article on the NYTimes where the author downloaded all the information that Facebook has on him and shared his thoughts on it. I had never noticed that download option to be honest so I thought of giving it a try and seeing what Facebook has on me. The download link was around 700MB and includes a folder with several subfolders and files. I opened first the images and videos and found…

“Regram” Button Coming to Instagram?

The Next Web reported yesterday that Instagram is currently testing a range of new features, including one that will allow users to repost or as they called it "Regram" pictures on Instagram. As you all probably know, Instagram doesn't currently allow you to repost pictures from someone else's account to your own, and the only way to do so is by downloading specific apps for that. TNW also reported Instagram is launching other features, like…

Netflix Hilarious Response to the Hariri Crisis

5 months ago
When asked by a Lebanese tweep to do a series on the mysterious resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Netflix responded with “ننأى بالنفس”, which is pretty much what Lebanon has NOT been doing for ...

Instagram Finally Introduces Face Filters

11 months ago
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 ...

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

11 months ago
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 (Middle East Social Media Award) “rewards individuals in various categories ...

Facebook F8 is Hosting a Beirut Meetup This Year

1 year 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 ...

No, The Government Cannot Hack Your Whatsapp & Facebook

1 year 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 ...

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

1 year 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...