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.

Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

  Helm Foundation just adopted a campaign that sheds light on a very important and critical matter —  a matter that most people, sadly, do not consider. There are around 14 million Egyptians with disabilities in this country, and the serious lack of accessibility comes as a big problem, especially when there’s so little potential […]

This Website Actually Helps Muslim Men Find Second Wives

This Website Actually Helps Muslim Men Find Second Wives

A website designed to help Muslim men find second wives all over the world has more than 100,000 users, a quarter of them are in the United Kingdom. Yup, you read that right.     Polygamy, where a person has more than one spouse, is illegal in the UK — carrying a possible prison sentence […]

McDonald’s Egypt Wants You To Know That The Typos Were On Purpose 

McDonald’s Egypt Wants You To Know That The Typos Were On Purpose 

  Egyptians are quite known for their love of correcting others, given the opportunity — and McDonald’s just made it a lot easier for them. The fast food giants decided to take advantage of the aforementioned Egyptian habit and integrate it in their latest campaign, “Law Meday2ak, Ghayrha.”   The campaign, which roughly translates to […]

This Arab Country Is the First to Grant a Citizenship to a Robot

This Arab Country Is the First to Grant a Citizenship to a Robot

In a setting that looks like a typical beginning of a Black Mirror episode, Sophia was introduced as the first ever artificial intelligence robot to receive a citizenship. Sophia was introduced to public in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia.   The country announced that she is “the first humanoid artificially intelligent robot citizen.” […]

VIDEO: Marwan Younis Gifts Everyone with the Halloween Guide We Never Knew We Needed

VIDEO: Marwan Younis Gifts Everyone with the Halloween Guide We Never Knew We Needed

  Halloween and its parties are almost upon us, and whether you celebrate it or not (we’re assuming that you do), everyone’s favorite social media wizard just released the guide you never knew you needed.     Marwan Younis takes a dig at Egyptians, dubbing Halloween as the most Egyptian event of October — because […]

Twitter Middle East Reveals the Most Tweeted-About TV Show of All Time

Twitter Middle East Reveals the Most Tweeted-About TV Show of All Time

The Walking Dead is about to return and the zombie apocalypse vibes are literally everywhere! Just one week before Halloween, the TV show is set to come back into our lives with its eighth season, and it’s expected to influence a huge portion of our Halloween costumes this year!     The series seized a […]

These Hurghada Hotels Take Towel Art to the Next Level

These Hurghada Hotels Take Towel Art to the Next Level

by Reham Youssef

  It’s always quite refreshing when you see something that gives you hope in a better future. Facebook user Sherif Tamim El Naggar took to social media to declare his love towards JAZ Makadi Star and Iberotel Makadi Beach’s staff in Hurghada.     El Naggar was astonished by the hotel’s staff work ethic — […]

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

by Meriam Raouf

A post shared by Touria (@basichijabi) on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:31am PDT   We talked to Instagram wunderkind Touria Mrani-Talbi, the 17-year-old girl behind the popular Instagram account, @basichijabi.   Toria talks Islamophobic DMs, why she wears hijab, and the shock of having 40,000 followers before going to college.     Q: Let me […]

A Flying Object Lit up the UAE’s Sky Last Night, and Everyone Freaked Out

A Flying Object Lit up the UAE’s Sky Last Night, and Everyone Freaked Out

by Marwa Khalifa

Last night, everyone in Dubai and Abu Dhabi freaked out when they saw a flying object roaming the sky. Naturally, pictures and videos flooded the Internet with everyone — including Sherif Fayed, travel blogger — trying to understand what exactly that thing was.     Some social media users thought it was merely just fireworks, […]

Could Assassin’s Creed’s New Game Boost Egypt’s Tourism?

Could Assassin’s Creed’s New Game Boost Egypt’s Tourism?

by Nadine Arab

  Assassin’s Creed Origins, set in Ancient Egypt, is scheduled to be released on the 27th of this month and we’re losing our minds already. We can’t wait to explore the Great Pyramids and discover the secrets of the mummies and ancient Egyptian Gods.   Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed is an action-adventure video game series that […]