ReKrute Signs Exclusive North Africa Partnership Deal With Viadeo

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

The online recruitment platform ReKrute; which operates in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria; has signed a partnership deal with Viadeo, the professional social networking service, by which it becomes the exclusive representative for Viadeo in North Africa. Under the agreement ReKrute will be able to expand its range of e-recruitment solutions, to start reselling and providing Viadeo’s recruitment [...]

Du Launches Anayou A Central Social Platform For The Arab World

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Du, UAE’s second mobile operator, has just launched a new big online project branded Anayou, which seemingly aims to position itself as a central destination for users. Some are describing it as a social networking service, and even though that’s the biggest piece of it, there are other pieces to this puzzle that Du seems [...]

YallaWain: A New Kuwaiti Social Dining Out Service

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

YallaWain is a new social networking service that was launched in Kuwait, and that revolves around the experience of dining out; helping people pick what places to go to and what to have. The service describes itself as a new way for people to mix and tip-off each other about the finest restaurants and top [...]

Tamtem, A Site To Anonymously Share What’s On Your Mind

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Tamtem is a new Arabic service where people can use an anonymous name to post their everyday anecdotes, embarrassing or weird situations from their lives, as well as get certain secrets off their chests and share it all with the world. The site follows pretty much the same concept as FMyLife, and adopts a similar look. [...]

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 [...]

Google Friend Connect Now Available In Arabic

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Google Friend connect, the online service by Google that allows users on the internet to connect with their friends on different websites, and aiming to expand the notions of social networking throughout the web, has just announced that the service is now available in Arabic, in addition to another 46 languages. According to Google, over [...]

Folowen Releases Public Beta With New Features

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Folowen, the social media search tool that aggregates social profiles of people and organization’s on several social media sites into one search result, and that was previously covered here, has just gone into public beta. The tool makes it easier for users to follow a person or organization’s social web; be it a Facebook profile, page, group, [...]

Folowen, A New Social Media Search Tool (Private Beta Invites)

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

folowen is a new social media search tool that just went live in private beta and enables users to search for the social profiles of different people and organizations on several social media sites, returning all found profiles in one search result. The aim is to make it simpler for anyone to find and follow [...]

TasmeemME: An Online Networking Service For Creative Talents In The Middle East

Monday, May 25th, 2009

TasmeemME, Tasmeem Middle East, is a new service that was launched in its beta version from Jordan, and which its creators describe as the first online networking site for creative talents across the region. TasmeemME recognizes the link between social connections and finding the right job (if you’re an individual) or the right person for a [...]

Salam Business Club Takes Important Step Into Islamic Finance and Banking

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Salam Business Club (SalamBC), the social business network built especially for the Arab, Asian and Muslim business world, and that recently launched versions in Arabic, Urdu and other languages (and soon in Persian), will be officially announcing an interesting new business development for their service in the upcoming days. Through a partnership with the Institute for Islamic [...]

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