Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

  We’d like to start by saying masha’Allah, Allaho akbar and khamsa we khemeesa and we promise you, Shady, we’re not trying to jinx you. But c’mon, Egypt, would you ever have guessed that you can make this much money by posting YouTube videos? We knew viewership involved lots and lots of money but this […]

Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

  Admit it, whether you’re a guy or a girl, into makeup or not, you must’ve spent hours on YouTube watching those so-called beauty gurus and tried to imitate their makeup skills but failed miserably. I, for one, am not ashamed to admit that I do spend countless hours watching these videos, and being Arab, […]

Omar Abdelrahim: We Talk to Everyone’s Favorite English Teacher

Omar Abdelrahim: We Talk to Everyone’s Favorite English Teacher

  Learning new languages might get quite difficult at times, but most of all, it can get really, really boring. It could be extremely confusing for many, especially with all the rules any language could have. Then came one man who has made it his mission to make English training fun, catchy and very easy […]

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

  For the past few years, Egypt has been trying to survive the economic and touristic chaos. Our country, that used to have some of the top touristic sites in the world, has been suffering gravely ever since the revolution took place.   Yet, this year we have high hopes. We have advertising agencies showing […]

Here’s How You Can Meet Notorious Prankster Vitaly Zdorovetskiy in Cairo Tonight

Here’s How You Can Meet Notorious Prankster Vitaly Zdorovetskiy in Cairo Tonight

  Remember back in the days when Jackass pranksters were as crazy and out of control as it gets? Well, for the past few years a new kid just took over the block and his name is Vitaly Zdorovetskiy.   Not that he needs any introduction, but this single prankster has managed to reach over 1.2 billion views […]

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

Silicon Valley is up in arms following news of US President Donald Trump’s 90-day ban of immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as a 120-day ban of all refugees.   As a powerhouse of the global economy, the US is a top recipient of every other country’s brain drain. This means it […]

Guess Who Won Egypt’s Best Brand Status?

Guess Who Won Egypt’s Best Brand Status?

  This may come as a surprise to some, but it definitely is a given; social media giant Facebook is the most positively perceived brand in Egypt according to global market research company YouGov. This is the second year the social media platform has won the title of Best Brand in Egypt according to the […]

Wunmunshu: The Egyptian Artsy Videos We Want to See More of in 2017

Wunmunshu: The Egyptian Artsy Videos We Want to See More of in 2017

A video posted by @wunmunshu on Dec 2, 2016 at 4:48pm PST   The Instagram account and YouTube channel Wunmunshu features adaptations of scenes from classic Egyptian cinema with the jazziest tracks ever, or what its creator calls “an infinite palette of tunes”. Wunmunchu simply revisits our classics in an innovative way. Sometimes incorporating graphics, […]

Q&A: Mohamed Mamdouh, the Man Behind Meen Dah?

Q&A: Mohamed Mamdouh, the Man Behind Meen Dah?

by Amr Abdelhadi

  Four years ago, a young Egyptian man taken with the enthusiasm of the post-revolution period, took to his camera and started filming a Youtube show with the name “Meen Dah?” (Who’s That?). What this guy started didn’t end with the wave of satirical shows that eventually vanished though. Mohamed Mamdouh, the 23 year old […]

Batala: YouTube Launches New Hub for Female Arab Creators

Batala: YouTube Launches New Hub for Female Arab Creators

Hey Arab women: if you’re a content creator, you now have your very own channel on YouTube. All of you, all together. Yep, that’s right. You can thank YouTube.     Monday, YouTube launched Batala (“Heroine”), a new hub just for female content creators from MENA, with over 100 women featured. The channel already has […]

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