This WhatsApp Group Actually Connects You with Rich Single Men in Dubai

This WhatsApp Group Actually Connects You with Rich Single Men in Dubai

By Reem Tolba

  Good news to all of those who are looking for sugar daddies, or a youngling with money! All you have to do is join WhatsApp group ‘Rich Single Men from Dubai.’   Straight Out Of Dubai’s Facebook page posted a photo about the group, and honestly, we’re not quite sure whether it’s a joke […]

Whatsapp to Allow Its Users to Unsend Messages

Whatsapp to Allow Its Users to Unsend Messages

Which one of us has not sent a message that he/she has not regretted sending? Which one of us has not wished that he/she can recall a picture that you meant to send to your boyfriend, but ended up sending it to your mother?     Well, drunk, clumsy, and impulsive emotional texters, rejoice! Why? […]

Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Internet Calls

Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Internet Calls

VoIP (Voiceover Internet Protocol) services in the Middle East, are often a touchy topic. Indeed, some countries often possess laws that make the status/legality of such services a very murky and unclear territory.     One Middle Eastern country that has specifically become infamous for its fights with Internet messaging and calling applications/services is Saudi […]

Wife Fined Dh150,000 for Looking Through Husband’s Phone

Wife Fined Dh150,000 for Looking Through Husband’s Phone

  You better think twice before sneaking a peek at bae’s phone next time he’s taking a shower! A woman in Ajman was fined Dh150,000 for violating a cybcercrime law in the UAE, and she’s also scheduled to be deported. The woman admitted to sending herself photos from her husband’s mobile via WhatsApp without his permission. She accused […]

10 Types of Moms on Egyptian School WhatsApp Groups

10 Types of Moms on Egyptian School WhatsApp Groups

By Naela Al Abbady

[Ed. Note: Although the content is different, this article was inspired by Radwa Elhamaky’s post in Arabic about the same topic.]   If you have been through nursery and school, then you will know what I’m talking about. Mom WhatsApp groups are now a necessity and we cannot survive without them. I have been through […]

UAE Court Issues Crazy Dh250,000 Fine for Swearing on WhatsApp

UAE Court Issues Crazy Dh250,000 Fine for Swearing on WhatsApp

According to a new law issued by the UAE’s Federal Supreme Court, swearing at another person on WhatsApp will cost you Dh250,000 and potential jail time. Expatriates will risk deportation. The law was announced after an appeal was heard by the Federal Supreme Court in which the prosecution claimed that the existing sentence for online swearing […]

Passive Aggressive WhatsApp Messages and What They Really Mean

Passive Aggressive WhatsApp Messages and What They Really Mean

Texting takes a big chunk of our daily activity. We’ve even learnt to do it while driving, eating or even in the bathroom! It’s become the easiest form of communication, that everything is conveyed through texting. But how are attitudes and facial expressions supposed to be transferred and understood without the face to face interaction? […]

WhatsAppitis Is a Thing Now

WhatsAppitis Is a Thing Now

It seems like Facebook buying WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars was a smart move after all. We are addicted to our smartphones. They are so good to be true that we just can’t take our eyes, hands and full attention off of them. When you get a WhatsApp message, don’t you find it impossible not […]

10 Lessons to Learn from WhatsApp

10 Lessons to Learn from WhatsApp

You probably already know that Facebook acquired the instant messaging company WhatsApp for the unbelievable amount of $19 billion. The news came as shocking to many, especially the amount of money that Facebook was willing to pay for WhatsApp knowing that the messaging service only made $20 million last year in revenue. Exorbitant price tag […]

10 Steps to Build Something and Sell It for $19bn to an Internet Giant

10 Steps to Build Something and Sell It for $19bn to an Internet Giant

1. Do the research Find out what is missing from the market. Follow trends. Talk to your friends and family (they are also consumers). Download all kinds of apps. Use different websites. See what people are searching for. Read about ventures’ successes. See what successful ventures are doing. Build on existing platforms and technologies.   […]