UAE Tweets, A Twitter Lens On The UAE

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Among the Arab countries, the UAE has to be the top country in Twitter usage so far, with more and more users getting on board every day, it becoming a source for instant information and news about what’s going on in the country, and with several events being organized around and through it. To make [...]

Watwet Opens Up Their Platform Through Public API

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Watwet, the Arab social networking and micro-blogging platform, has gone on and taken another big step forward by releasing a public API covering the different methods and functionalities of the service. Methods covered include ones to get user and friend timelines, search, follow and unfollow users, retrieve lists of followers and friends, and of course [...]

Watwet’s New Version With Twitter Link, Channels And Better Language Support

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Watwet, the Arab social networking and micro-blogging platform, has released a new version of their web application code named ‘Suzie’, and with it come a bunch of really interesting new features. With the recent migration to the Rails 2.2 framework, they’ve worked on better language support on Watwet, which translates into better handling of Arabic [...]

KuWeet, Your Window To Kuwaiti Tweets

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

One of the biggest factors of Twitter’s success and popularity is the wealth of third party tools and solutions built around it and using its API. Just recently, I came across an interesting little project built around Twitter that aims to open a window on tweets coming out of Kuwait, and about Kuwait, by the [...]

Minixr, A New Microblogging And Lifestreaming Platform

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Minixr is a new Microblogging and lifestreaming platform launched from Algeria.  The service enables users to post and share their status updates, links, different types of files (videos, photos, audio) and events with their friends through the website. Basic social networking features, enabling users to find and follow their friends, building their own personal network [...]; An Arabic Interface For Twitter

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Even though there is an Arabic micro-blogging service called Watwet that is very similar to Twitter in functionality, a lot of Arab users have chosen to use Twitter instead, maybe because it has mostly become the international poster child for micro-blogging, or because most of their friends already use it and it’s just easier to [...]

Watwet Launches New Version With New Cool Design

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Watwet, the Arab social networking and micro-blogging platform, launched in December 2007 by TootCorp, has just gone live with a really cool new design. The new design reflects the maturing of the service, presenting the exisiting functionalities in a cleaner and more organized way, and rolling out a number of new features. Among the base [...]

Watwet, Social Networking And Mini-Blogging Platform

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Watwet is a new Arab social networking and mini-blogging platform, quite similar to Twitter, that was launched in December 2007 by the TootCorp team, who brought us services like the photo and video sharing site Ikbis and blog aggregator Toot in the past.The concept is very simple: Using watwet you can post short messages (watwets) [...]

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