SOCIAL MEDIA | Sharjah Issues Social Media Law For Government, Influencers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Crown Prince of Sharjah and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Committee, issued and Executive Decree No. 39 of 2019 that makes it mandatory for all government departments in Sharjah to first get approval from the Sharjah Media Office prior to using services offered by social … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Sharjah Issues Social Media Law For Government, Influencers

SOCIAL MEDIA | Many Consumers Across UAE, Saudi Unfollow Social Media Influencers

The survey revealed that 79 percent of consumers unfollowed social media influencers due to contrasting values and increased promotional content. Social media influencers are not “influencing” as many people in the region as they used to, according to a new survey by Dubai-based BPC group and research agency YouGov. The fourth edition of the Social … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Many Consumers Across UAE, Saudi Unfollow Social Media Influencers

SOCIAL MEDIA | Instagram Influencer Gets Four Years In Prison For Illegal Cosmetic Procedures

A German Instagram influencer has been sentenced to four years in prison for conducting illegal beauty treatments. Michael Rehaag, a spokesperson at the district court in Bochum, told CNN the 29-year-old woman confessed to injecting hyaluronic acid as “filler” into the lips and noses of at least 35 women. The pregnant social media star, who … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Instagram Influencer Gets Four Years In Prison For Illegal Cosmetic Procedures

INNOVATE | They Left Facebook To Make An App That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Stories

The lead developers behind social media tools like Instagram Stories and Boomerang left their jobs to build new features for the very tools they created. A group of former Instagram and Facebook employees have rolled out a new app called Chroma Stories that capitalizes on social media trends at a pace far faster than what’s … Continue reading INNOVATE | They Left Facebook To Make An App That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Stories

EMIRATES |These Are The Ten Guidelines Issued By Sheikh Mohammed For Social Media Users In The UAE

DUBAI/UAE – On Wednesday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, shared 10 guidelines to be strictly followed by Emiratis on social media. According to the Ruler, Emiratis who represent the country on social media platforms must adhere to the moral legacy of … Continue reading EMIRATES |These Are The Ten Guidelines Issued By Sheikh Mohammed For Social Media Users In The UAE

ENTERTAINMENT | Jennifer Aniston Broke Instagram With Her Debut

MILAN/ITALY - - Jennifer Aniston’s debut on Instagram started with a bang – by crashing the app. There were so many people excited to finally follow her that it caused issues for the platform. “We are aware that some people were having issues following Jen’s profile”, a spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram, said in … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Jennifer Aniston Broke Instagram With Her Debut

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Is Rolling Out A Test To Hide Your Likes

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – For the past decade, “likes” had been the chief currency of Facebook. It’s the way we’ve determined how many people think out babies are cute, believe our jokes are funny and recognize our new jobs are impressive. Facebook itself  has been so synonymous with likes that the thumbs up icon for … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Is Rolling Out A Test To Hide Your Likes