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Amazon to let employees work from home through June 2021

The Seattle-based company had previously said workers could stay home until early 2021

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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

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 to challenge Trump’s executive order in court: reports

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

Oracle joins bid to acquire TikTok as US ban looms

Oracle joins early front runners Microsoft and Twitter in bid to buy video-sharing site

How regional marketers must evolve to stay relevant

Marketing has to remain dynamic and adapt to the changing needs of the customers, opines Sunita Hadani, managing director of the Hadani Group of Companies

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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

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

Twitter says direct messages of 36 people were accessed in last week’s hack

Hackers last week hijacked accounts belonging to several high-profile figures

Hackers breach Twitter, steal thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency

Twitter accounts of high-profile people and companies hacked into

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

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

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Covid-19 impact: How have social platforms upped their game?

Are social networks trying to capitalise on “social” distancing?

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Twitter introduces ‘tweeting with voice’ feature for iOS users

Each voice tweet captures up to 140 seconds of audio

Saudi’s Millenium Arabia launch first Arabic esports series on Twitter

The series will be streamed every Thursday at 9.30pm UAE time starting June 18

Twitter will prompt some users to read before retweeting

The prompt will only apply to Twitter users on the Android mobile operating system for now

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Emirati develops web tool to analyse Covid-19 data on Twitter in the UAE

The predominant topic of the tweets ranged from the origin of the disease, its spread, government responses and treatments

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

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

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Twitter tests new user interaction feature

The feature is currently being tested among a small group of Twitter users worldwide

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What’s trending socially in the GCC

Here’s an overview and analysis of the latest social media news and trends in the GCC

Twitter to launch social media award at Dubai Lynx

New award will celebrate region’s young talent

Sheikh Mohammed ranked 4th most popular global leader on Twitter

Dubai ruler has 5.5m followers

The Gulf’s Top 10 Tweeters

As the 140-characters social media platform continues to reel in its rival Facebook, the Gulf has finally caught up with the rest of the world and embraced Twitter.