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The buzz around Arab film

Filed in Content, Flipboard, Middle-East, Twitter by on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
The buzz around Arab film

Those of us that are old enough to have known 1970s and 1980s television in the GCC, will remember, among other things, the broadcasting of old Arabic movies from the golden age of Egyptian cinema (or, indeed, turning the TV on to watch the English language movie of the week!). The video quality often left […]

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Is social media making the Middle East more ‘social’?

Filed in Facebook, Middle-East, Social media, Twitter, UAE by on February 9, 2010 0 Comments
Is social media making the Middle East more ‘social’?

I’ve been a big fan of LinkedIn since I signed up just after it launched in 2004. I immediately found lots of my technology industry friends and colleagues were doing the same and were more than happy to introduce me to their contacts. I spent hours browsing LinkedIn user records looking for useful contacts, business prospects […]

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Jokes

Filed in Consumers, Internet, Social media by on September 1, 2009 0 Comments
Jokes

When was the last time someone told you a joke? I mean told, not emailed or Tweeted, texted or linked. It struck me the other day – it’s been ages. And it struck me because someone did tell me a joke – prefacing the gag with “Hey, I got this on email the other day, […]

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