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Million, a platform revolutionising creator economy in Middle East

Million, a platform revolutionising creator economy in Middle East

Million is the next generation of social media platforms relying on a decentralised finance model and digital ownership for users on the content they create and monetise

Twitter's new feature

Twitter’s new feature is out: What is it and how does it work?

Starting August 31, this feature will be available on iOS, Android and Twitter.com globally

Snap to open office in Qatar, signs MoU with Government Communications Office

This new move is part of Snap Inc’s efforts to support and create opportunities for its highly engaged creative community in Qatar

Twitter launches location spotlight

Twitter launches ‘Location Spotlight’, offers more tools for professionals

Professionals with physical business locations can now display their business address, hours of operation and contact information on the platform with the new feature

How martech stacks can help your company

Insights: How a martech stack can benefit your company

Using data-driven insights, marketing teams can optimise their efforts throughout the customer journey, making communication ever-more personalised and effective at channelling leads into prospects

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Musk backs out of $44bn Twitter deal over bot accounts

Twitter has said it plans to pursue legal action to enforce the merger agreement


Instagram to test artificial intelligence on faces to verify users are over 18

Starting in the US, Instagram will be accepting video selfies, which Meta will submit to the identity verification company Yoti

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Elon Musk says Twitter’s lack of info on bots breaches merger deal

Last month, Elon Musk said he wouldn’t proceed with his $44bn takeover unless the social media giant can prove bots make up fewer than 5 per cent of users

TikTok and Injaz collaboration May 2022

Social media platform TikTok and Injaz partner to educate Arab youth

TikTok brought together key opinion leaders from Microsoft, McKinsey and MetLife to create informative videos to offer Arab youth career advice


How TikTok for Business helped brands focus their messaging during Ramadan

Jochen Bischoff, head of Consumer Business Partnerships MENA – Global Business Solutions at TikTok, talks about brand strategies and measurement criteria to gauge the success of campaigns on the platform


Stripe teams up with Twitter in renewed crypto payments push

The company processed $640bn in payments in 2021

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Twitter board’s interest not aligned with holders, Musk says

Since making the offer, Musk has been actively posting on his Twitter account in what appears to be a social media campaign

WhatsApp announces addition of new ‘communities’ feature

People will be able to receive updates sent to the entire ‘Community’ on Whatsapp and easily organse smaller discussion groups on what matters to them

Here’s how to leverage TikTok for Business this Ramadan

TikTok has launched a toolkit to guide brands to create content that is familiar, relatable and noticeable

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How conversational AI improves the experience of customers

Chatbots create a human-like conversational experience for customers, while making it engaging at the same time, says Ravi Sundararajan, COO, Gupshup

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Steven Bartlett delivers key entrepreneurial and social media insights at event in Dubai

He is represented in the Middle East by Motivate Talent, which is a part of the Dubai-headquartered Motivate Media Group

Here are five steps to increase your followers on Instagram

Instagram in particular, is a social media platform that ranks supreme when it comes to its potential as a marketing tool, especially amongst B2C brands

Reddit says it filed confidentially for US IPO

The number of shares and proposed price range for an IPO haven’t been determined

WhatsApp can officially hide online status, announces rollout of Communities

Major outage: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down globally

WhatsApp and Facebook took to Twitter, saying it is working to get things back to normal.

Five tips to re-energise your social media feed

With attention spans getting shorter and competition getting tougher, there is a constant need to keep social media content fresh and exciting

Five social media marketing tips for beginners

It’s never too late to get onto social media and leverage the power of those platforms

Top tips to do social media detox the right way

Here are eight ways by which you can limit your use of social media and avoid mindless scrolling throughout the day

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