Twitter is one of the hottest social networks around, a place where you go to engage with thought leaders, top officials and celebrities. I once read that “Facebook is for people you went to school with.
Des milliers de start-up s'épanouissent dans la capitale où Google inaugure mardi un vaste complexe, tandis que s'ouvre mercredi la rencontre mondiale le Web11.
It is astonishing that after 175 years the daguerreotype still beats both film and digital photography in its ability to capture image detail. As an example, take a look at the “Cincinnati Panorama of 1848.”
This article focuses on grassroots digital activism in the Arab world and the risks of what seems to be an inevitable collusion with U.S foreign policy and interests. It sums up the most important elements of the conversation I have been having for the last 2 years with many actors involved in defending online free speech and the use of technology for social and political change. While the main focus is Arab digital activism, I have made sure to include similar concerns raised by activists and online free speech advocates from other parts of the world, such as China, Thailand, and Iran.
Actualité du monde arabe oblige (en fait, on espère que cela durera encore un peu !) : ce billet, un peu plus long que les “chroniques ordinaires”, est à nouveau sur la question du web social et de la révolution arabe.
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Apple has removed the ThirdIntifada app from the App Store, after the Israeli government asked Apple to get rid of it earlier this week.
General Middle East blogs Abu Aardvark Observations on the Arab media and related matters, by Marc Lynch, who previously blogged here . al-bab Nooks and crannies of the Middle East, by Brian Whitaker
Again, this list is NOT in order. For a more complete list, visit toot , which has the Arab world’s best blogs.
“It’s Facebook. No it’s Google.
N2V , one of the largest Internet holding companies in the Middle East, just launched a brand new site aiming to bring together all statistics relating to Internet, mobile and social media usage, and more, in the region.
Facebook use in the Arab countries is growing as such a rate that within a year, Arabic will overtake English to become the most popular Facebook language in the region, the Jerusalem Post reports . The Arabic Facebook interface launched in 2009, growing to 10 million users within two years.