Spotify officially launches in Lebanon and the MENA region, to compete with Deezer and Anghami

It's been available for access for years through unorthodox ways, and rumored for months, but Spotify Arabia has now been finally, officially launched in 13 countries of the MENA region as of Tuesday. The list includes the UAE, Qatar, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the Palestine territories. It wasn't however launched in war-torn countries such as Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. The music streaming app will have free and…

#FightWithMichele: Needed Funds for Michele’s Treatment Raised in Less than 1 Month!

The #FithWithMichele fundraising campaign which was kicked off a month ago to help cover Michele Hajal's $740K curative treatment in the United States has succeeded and Michele will be on her way to get treatment and hopefully recover fully. Here's the message she posted on her insta: People are asking themselves how did we do it? How were we able to reach our target in less than one month? First, it’s definitely God’s will. I…
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#Elections2018 Infographic: What are Lebanese Saying on Social Media?

2 years ago
A friend referred me to an interesting infographic on reddit highlighting the reactions of Lebanese on social media in regards to the upcoming elections. I tracked down the original post, which was published on socialmediatag ...
Fun

I Downloaded a Copy of my Facebook Data

3 years ago
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 ...
Fun

“Regram” Button Coming to Instagram?

3 years ago
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 ...
Fun

Netflix Hilarious Response to the Hariri Crisis

3 years 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 ...
Fun

Instagram Finally Introduces Face Filters

3 years 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 ...
Baladi

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

3 years 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 ...
Events

Facebook F8 is Hosting a Beirut Meetup This Year

4 years 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

4 years 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 ...
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