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How to develop mental discipline to get the work done

We must recognise that our minds are powerful originators for ideas

Women launch civil case following Twitter comments insulting Emiratis

Twitter opens applications for ‘blue-check’ verification

All applications will be reviewed by a human, and users can re-apply after a 30-day wait if they are denied

How brands can step up their presence on Instagram

Three steps to help you boost your brand discoverability on the social media platform

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Dubai Chamber partners with TikTok to launch training programmes for SMEs and startups

The Dubai Chamber – TikTok Academy will offer a four-week educational programme to help businesses develop social media marketing strategies

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Abu Dhabi tourism department partners with Tiktok

The tourism department has launched its Tiktok channel called Visit Abu Dhabi

Dubai Police arrests group of people for appearing in ‘indecent video’ shared online

The accused could face up to six months in jail and a fine of Dhs5,000

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Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners invest $150m in messenging app Telegram

Telegram, with its global headquarters located in the UAE, has over 500 million monthly active users

Clubhouse: Everything you need to know about the trending app

The new ‘Clubhouse’ app is a global platform where users can listen and converse in real-time

Five strategies for regional firms to grow their online business

From creating a mobile friendly platform to leveraging the power of social media, an online business can use several means to boost its presence

Sheikh Mohammed joins TikTok

Dubai leader to share short clips of his 50-year journey in public service

Generation Z: How should brands target and engage them?

What you need to know to ensure the future of your brand’s survival

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Dubai Land Department fines 10 real estate companies, warns 30 for non-compliance with advertising laws

Each fine starts at Dhs50,000, and may escalate leading to cancellation of the licence of the violating real estate company

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in September

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Judge offers TikTok last-minute reprieve over US ban

Preliminary injunction stops ban that would have gone to effect on Monday

This tool quickly captures LinkedIn leads in just one click

Saphyte Sync allows users to automatically gather information from leads on LinkedIn

Oracle, ByteDance issue conflicting reports on TikTok ownership

Divergent positions could scuttle the deal as US ban looms

Four strategies being adopted by global retailers to captivate the online audience

Four ways that retail brands can leverage the power of social media to win a new generation of consumers

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in August

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

TikTok sale in key western markets imminent: reports

Microsoft, Walmart, Twitter and Oracle have made bids for TikTok

TikTok to challenge Trump’s executive order in court: reports

US government claims TikTok users data could be accessed by Chinese government

Top five social media trends for 2020

Here’s how brands can break through the noise and be heard on social media

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Saudi’s GACA denies reports that kingdom plans to resume international flights in October

A circular published on social media is “baseless and fabricated”, says the aviation authority

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in July

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Saudis spend twice as much time watching mobile video as TV, study shows

Most consumers say a full-length TV or video series is too much of a time commitment

Microsoft talks to acquire TikTok to continue after Trump’s about-turn

US President agrees to 45-day window for negotiations between Microsoft and ByteDance

Arrests made in Twitter hacking case, 17-year-old Florida native alleged ringleader

Tampa teenager, two others, targeted accounts of high-profile individuals in a bitcoin scam

Hackers breach Twitter, steal thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency

Twitter accounts of high-profile people and companies hacked into

Half of SMBs in the UAE, 35% in Saudi reduced their workforce due to virus: study

Small businesses turn to digital channels to survive the pandemic

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UAE denies reports that malls will be shut for two weeks, warns of fines for fake rumours

Social media posts had claimed that malls and commercial centres would be closed for a renewable period of two weeks