Technology & Social Media

The ever-changing tech world keeps us running after the latest news to keep you informed. Apps, websites and new technology mixed up with the rapidly expanding world of social media – all under one roof to make sure you’re always in the know.

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

A video showing a low-ranking police officer (2ameen shorta) allegedly harassing women in an Egyptian metro has been going viral on Facebook. The video indicates that he was in an altercation with one specific woman, which then turned the entirety of the metro’s all-female passengers against him.     The altercation -according to the Facebook […]

15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

Alia Al Mansoori, a 15-year-old student from the United Arab Emirates, has been declared the winner of the first UAE Genes in Space competition — which was held in the UAE in partnership with the UAE Space Agency, The National, and Boeing.   The competition was open to students across the country in grades 7-12, and […]

‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

  One selfie that has sparked outrage across the country this week was taken during one of the biggest transportation disasters in Egypt’s recent history. The Ministry of Health announced on Friday evening (August 11th, 2017) that two trains colliding in Alexandria have killed at least 41 people, and injured at least 179 passengers.   […]

Nelly Karim Gets Slut-Shamed for Wearing a Bikini

Nelly Karim Gets Slut-Shamed for Wearing a Bikini

by Nadia Aly

On Saturday, August 12th, 2017, Egyptian starlet and former ballerina, Nelly Karim, posted a photo on her Instagram account.   The photo shows the beautiful actress on a beach, wearing a bikini. Despite the very raw, real, natural, and non-provocative way in which Karim was presenting herself in the photo, social media users still had […]

Rich Kids of Tunisia Instagram Account Is Just Another Reason You’ll Feel Poor This Summer

Rich Kids of Tunisia Instagram Account Is Just Another Reason You’ll Feel Poor This Summer

@ahmed_trki A post shared by Rich Kids Of Tunisia (@rich.kids.of.tunisia) on Aug 12, 2017 at 2:11pm PDT   Our financial crisis always in Egypt reaches its saddest level during summer. With our fabulous Egyptian economic chaos, the whole country can’t help but feel drained, bitter and quite poor. Along comes another Middle Eastern Instagram account […]

UAE Police Are Asking People to Stop Playing This Dangerous Game

UAE Police Are Asking People to Stop Playing This Dangerous Game

  Police in the UAE – Sharjah to be specific – are asking people to stop playing the controversial Maryam game.     The game is allegedly being used to steal people’s personal information. Some commentators are even stating that the game is saturated with “actual sorcery, and black magic.”     Educator and social […]

This Sahel Black Shadow Party Literally Took Us Back to Black

This Sahel Black Shadow Party Literally Took Us Back to Black

On Saturday, 22nd of July, a variant array of Egypt’s A-list celebrities and influencers gathered at Martin’s Beach Club to celebrate OPPO’s new F3 limited ‘Black Edition’. Despite the fact that Martin’s Beach Club has been infamous for its all-white theme, an exception was made when it came to celebrating the elegance and sophistication of […]

Egyptian Man Pranking Strangers as a Woman Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Egyptian Man Pranking Strangers as a Woman Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

This is the best thing to hit the Internet this week. A video captioned Sadma, translated as shock, has gone viral with over a million views. When we first watched it, we didn’t really get what was going on, but out of nowhere we started rolling on the floor laughing.   Egyptian Facebook user, Hossam […]

Egyptian Facebook User Flawlessly Shuts down Body Shamers

Egyptian Facebook User Flawlessly Shuts down Body Shamers

Most modern societies are afflicted with a disease that dictates that there is nothing more important in the world – especially for a woman- than her appearance. Although this disease has variant iterations across the globe, the story is always the same: if you are not toned and/or a maximum of a size 6, then […]

Customer Claims Zara Egypt Charged More Than Attached Price Tag

Customer Claims Zara Egypt Charged More Than Attached Price Tag

  This past year, Egypt’s market has witnessed a harsh rise in prices. It ceased to surprise us when stores charge for double or even triple the price we used to pay for the same product. Yet, we’ve been noticing an extremely annoying trend in retail stores, and this lady’s rant quite en-captures it.   […]

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