Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Social Media

Digital Addiction Increases Loneliness, Anxiety and Depression

Smartphones are an integral part of most people's lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times. The downside of that convenience...

Snapchat Opens New Lens Studio Tools for Region’s Creatives

Official Creator Program launched to highlight and partner with select creators Today Snap announces new tools for any Lens Studio creator, including seven all new...

Has Social Media Ruined the News Landscape?

In recent months, public pressure on Facebook and other social media platforms has been mounting to assume some degree of responsibility in the efforts...

2018 Top Influencers Revealed

Fourth annual influencer index names Dana al Tuwarish as top luxury lifestyle influencer in the region Leading global luxury and lifestyle communications network, SERMO, has...

Most Common Myths about Social Media

The internet was expected to renew democracy, tackle the hegemony of the monopoly news providers and draw us all into a global community. Over...

Is WhatsApp The New Face to Face? Would Interest Rate Hikes...

A dozen executives from the country’s top real estate companies convened at Propertyfinder Group headquarters last week in an on-the-record quarterly forum. The group...

Most Hashtagged Cities On Instagram; Dubai 4th

Instagram has become a huge hit with travelers around the world and London has dethroned New York as the most hashtagged city in a...

How Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight

Sharing the triumphs and tribulations of your weight loss journey with other members of an online virtual support community plays an important role in...

How Fake is Our News?

Hardly a day goes by without media and sometimes government claims that Russia has been utilising social media tools to spread fake news and...

Facebook Most Talked Brand among UAE Millennials

YouGov BrandIndex reveals top 10 most positively talked about brands among UAE millennials Social media giant Facebook is the most positively talked about brand among...

Anticipated Social Media Buzz Can Drive Travellers Choices

How much positive feedback travelers think they'll get on social media can predict whether they intend to visit a tourism destination, a new University...

Media vs Advertising for Millennials and Baby Boomers in UAE, Saudi...

New YouGov research also reveals social media is missing a trick by ignoring baby boomers Millennials and baby boomers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

What Happens in an Internet Minute

Just a month ago, it was revealed that Facebook has more than two billion active monthly users. That means that in any given month, more than...

Why Facebook Is Hard to Resist

Why is social media such a hard habit to break? Because it makes us feel good. Even brief exposure to a Facebook-related image (logo, screenshot)...

Fire, Smoke and Social Media

When people see smoke on the horizon, what do they do? Besides (hopefully) calling fire authorities, they post to social media, of course. The fact...

Social Media for Businesses in 2017 is Different

Tools of social media for business could often go out of vogue as soon as their creators trim advertising budgets. Such fast turnover often...

Instagram Worst Social Media App for Young People

Instagram is the worst social networking app for young people's mental health, followed closely by Snapchat. These findings are revealed in a new report...

Supply Crunch Or Oil Glut: Investment Banks Can’t Agree

In recent years, U.S. shale has thrown in another unknown in the mix of factors driving the price of oil. This year, shale output...

Dubai closes down 8,894 social network accounts for peddling counterfeits

Accounts displaying counterfeits were found to have over 94.5 million followers Round-the-clock vigil to eliminate counterfeiting and ensure electronic compliance Part of safeguarding...

Twitter registered in DED as part of protecting trademarks

Underlines intellectual property protection initiatives of Dubai: Ibrahim Behzad Dubai Provides an integrated IP rights protection system: Mashhoor Al Shamsi Social networking service Twitter...

7th Arab Social Media Report ranks GCC at the top in...

Arabic most-used language across various platforms Facebook registers 156 million users compared to 115 million in 2016 Active Twitter users grow to 11.1...

Using Many Social Media Sites Tied to Depression

Use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media,...

Instagram Launches Ephemeral Messaging and Streaming

Instagram launched “disappearing photos and videos” to its app, in yet another move to up its game against rival Snapchat. The app maker also said...

How to Deal with Social Media Burnout

A new disease or rather a syndrome, recently has emerged and it is called social media burnout. One of the symptoms is bright light...