Facebook F8 is Hosting a Beirut Meetup This Year

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 on a dedicated page to the F8. There will also be several meet ups in 45 different tech hotspots around the world, including Beirut Digital District in Beirut. Beirut will be one of 5 MENA cities to host F8 meetups…

No, The Government Cannot Hack Your Whatsapp & Facebook

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 Facebook, Whatsapp & Twitter and all social media tools - Monitor your device as it is linked to your civil register & fingerprint I have no idea who started these rumors but they have no idea what they are talking…

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

3 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 ...

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

7 months 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

8 months 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?

8 months 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 ...

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

11 months 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 ...

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 ...
Smart Phone

What Age Should You Get Your Kids Mobile Phones and How to Keep Them Safe?

1 year ago
I always said that I’ll never give my kids mobile phones before they become teenagers. I was even constantly bashing my friends for doing so, but all this changed when we got kids of our ...

Meet #TetaRuby: The Coolest Teta On Instagram

1 year ago
Someone just whatsapped me a couple of screenshots from Teta Ruby‘s Instagram and I was just reading Beirut.com‘s article on her. Teta Ruby is 91 and she’s a bad-ass Instagram teta. There are pictures of ...