Salam Business Club Launches Arabic Version Of Their Business Social Networking Service

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Salam Business Club, the social business network built especially for the Arab, Asian and Muslim business world, has just launched an Arabic version of their service. SalamBC was previously called MuslimBC, before undergoing a rebranding aimed at showing that the service isn’t just strictly for Muslims, and that anyone interested in joining, networking and getting into [...]

Sahritna Unveils Site Redesign And Launches New Features

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Press Release: Unveils Next Evolution of Site feature and Design Amman, Dec. 1st, 2008 today released a new, cleaner and simpler new design, along with the opportunity for users to preview the next-generation features and functionality. The company is inviting people to use the new design and try out the improved features and engage [...]

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 [...]

3alaRasi, A Portal For Comedy Entertainment Content

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

3alaRasi is a Jordanian entertainment portal that features a mix of funny cartoons, caricatures, articles, videos, photos and audio. The portal’s content comes both from in-house productions, as well as content generated and submitted by the site’s users. The site integrates all the regular sharing and social networking features that allow users to create their [...]

Abu Dhabi Media Company Launches

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Abu Dhabi Media Company, one of the largest media companies in the region, has launched, the UAE’s first international standard fantasy football game which is playable both online and on mobile devices in Arabic and English. Based on the English Premier League, players can compete in a virtual league to win the top prize [...]

Wikeez, A New Social Entertainment Platform

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Wikeez, is a new Lebanon-based startup, focusing on user generated content around entertainment topics, which was founded by Kuv Capital with a seed investment of US$250,000. Wikeez aims to allow people to publish and exchange on their favorite subjects centered on entertainment topics (tv shows, movies, celebrities, music and sports). Each topic is fragmented into 3 tiers: [...]

Muxlim Pal To Be First Online Muslim Virtual World

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Muxlim, the online Muslim social media community service, plans to launch “Muxlim Pal”, a Muslim-oriented virtual world pretty similar in principle to Second Life, complete with its own currency and culture. The virtual world should be launched in a few weeks time and will allow, in addition to all the regular things that can be done [...]

UAE Second Most Socially Networked Country In The World

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

A recent worldwide survey by market intelligence firm, Synovate, revealed that 58% of people don’t know what social networking is, plus over one third of social networkers are losing interest. Over 13,000 people between the ages of 18 and 65 in seventeen markets around the world took part in the survey. Across these 17 markets surveyed, 42% of [...]

Hyde Park, Group Blog With Social Networking Features

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Hyde Park is a new interesting Arabic project, currently under development, and which has been wrapped in a veil of secrecy up to now. We at StartUpArabia have been able to get our hands on some information about the project that we’d like to share with you. Hyde Park is a group blog with integrated [...]

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 [...]

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