IDSC Releases New Report About Egyptian Blogs

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

The Egyptian Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC), the research arm of the Egyptian government, just released a report titled ‘Egyptian Blogs: New social space‘, detailing the status of Egyptian and Arabic blogs in general, their importance and content. Among the report’s findings are the following: The Arabic language doesn’t come up in the [...]

Analysis: Dwwen Blog Aggregator Almost Shut Down

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

A few days ago, Arab blog aggregator service Dwwen announced they would be shutting down on June 15th this year due to financial and resource burdens. The announcement came on the blog of Tareq Abu Zeid, the founder of Dwwen, where he said that the lack of financial backing for the service doomed it and [...]

Jmami, Online Community For Moroccans Around The World

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Jmami, is a Moroccan service that uses the phrase “Moroccans of the world” as its tagline, and just that mainly explains what the website’s goal is, to create a central community place for Moroccans from all over the world to connect with old friends, make new ones, as well as write and share content with [...]

TN-Emploi: A Resource For IT Jobs In Tunisia

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

TN-Emploi, a.k.a La Tunisienne pour l’emploi, is a new project that was recently launched in Tunisia by Mahmoud Gourar, and that attempts to use a simple blog format to bring job offers and opportunities to Tunisian job seekers, with a focus on IT-related jobs. Job opportunities are posted daily, organized by category, and tagged with [...]

Is It Important For Startups To Have Blogs? [Poll Results]

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In the first poll on StartUpArabia, the question to the readers was: Do you think it’s important for startups to have blogs? The result of reader voting came out as follows: – 85% of readers thought it is definitely important for startups to have blogs. – 15% of the readers thought that it wasn’t really [...]

iBlog… iMedia, Arab Consumer Generated Media Conference

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

casualPR, a leading PR agency that focuses on blogs and online media, just announced they’re organizing the first conference on consumer generated media in the Middle East in Amman Jordan on Sunday June 1st 2008. This first edition of what they plan to make an Annual Consumer Generated Media Conference will be held under the [...]

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