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 [...]

Twatweet & TN Labs: Following Tunisians On Twitter

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Over the past year, Twitter has taken off in Tunisia, much like everywhere else in the world, with more and more users getting on board every day, and it becoming a source for instant information and news about what’s going on in the country. To make it easier to follow tweets coming out of Tunisia, [...]

Twitvid And TwitterFon To Bring Video Tweeting To iPhone 3GS

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

TwitVid.com, the instant video tweeting service previously reviewed here, and TwitterFon, the most popular Twitter application for the iPhone, announced a partnership where the TwitVid video service will be integrated into the TwitterFon iPhone application, enabling its large base of iPhone users to easily Tweet mobile videos to their Twitter followers who can begin watching the [...]

Twitvid.com, A Service to Tweet Videos Quickly And Easily

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

EatLime, the online video and file sharing service that was previously reviewed here, has gone on and released a new service call Twitvid.com that presents users with an easy way to post their videos to Twitter. The service doesn’t just post a link to a video when the user tweets, but it uses the patent-pending EatLime [...]

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 [...]

Google, AT&T, Automattic and Twitter Executives Visit Iraq

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Executives from Google Inc, AT&T Inc, Twitter and other high tech companies are visiting Iraq this week in a trip organised by the US State Department. The department, which helped arrange the April 19-23 trip, said the executives would offer ideas on how new technologies could help foster transparency, strengthen civil society and generally empower people [...]

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