Shofha.com, Arabic Movies & Series Online On Demand

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

LINKonLINE, a subsidiary of LINKdotNET (an Orascom Telecom Holding company), has announced the launch of a new entertainment service called Shofha, in collaboration with regional movie and series producers and rights owners. The new service, which is available in English and Arabic, allows anyone from anywhere in the world, to legally watch the latest Arabic [...]

TwitVid Launches Real-Time Video Search, Virtual Gifts & Analytics

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

TwitVid, the service that enables people to easily and quickly post their videos for sharing on Twitter, and that was previously reviewed here, just recently announced the launch of a number of new interesting features. The new set of announced features is as follows: Real-time video search: Over the past period, with the continuing accelerated [...]

Bayarat, An Arabic Online Media Content Search Engine

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Bayarat is a new media search engine that was recently launched in its alpha version catering to the Arab world and aiming to make it easier to search for and find Arabic media content online. Bayarat is currently only indexing video content from around the web and across online video sharing portals, with plans to [...]

NaqaTube: A “Purified” Collection Of YouTube Videos

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

NaqaTube is a service that was launched a couple of months ago from Saudi Arabia, and that aims to offer a clean alternative to YouTube, preventing youth from watching profane or sexually explicit video clips online. (The word ‘Naqa’ means ‘pure’ in Arabic.) The site features a collection of “clean” and edited clips from YouTube, [...]

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 [...]

Ikbis Introduce New Direct Webcam Upload Feature

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Ikbis, popular Arab video and photo sharing website, has launched a new feature enabling users to upload videos directly from their webcams. This means that users who have a webcam and microphone connected to their computers can directly click on ‘Webcam upload’ to access a new interface where they can start recording their messages after enabling the [...]

Al Jazeera Launches First Creative Commons Video Footage Repository

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Al Jazeera Network launches the world’s first online repository of broadcast quality video footage released under the ‘Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution’ license.

Bayt Launches Contest To Crowdsource Explanatory Videos

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

After asking people to help them redesign their website in a previous initiative covered here; Bayt, the leading Middle Eastern job site, has now launched a new video contest soliciting help from creative people in creating a visual style for a series of multimedia videos that can clearly explain what Bayt.com does and how their users [...]

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 [...]

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