Hi all, I am the other intern in Dubai. I enjoy writing and I am a big fan of blogging so I was thrilled to give this a shot. The topics I touched on for this week’s edition of TWTW are the following; twitter resumes, Youtubes celebration of video, the fusion of Shazam and fashion and lastly, Facebook video ads. Hope you enjoy it! #twusume – Twitter resume!? Having trouble finding a job, internship or any career opportunity?
2012 was a pivotal year for online video. The numbers? Well, in 2012: 56% of consumer web traffic was video, YouTube users watched more than 36-billion hours of video and online video was the fastest growing ad format (+55%). Put simply, 2012 was the year of Gangnam Style. What about the regional statistics? There are 167 million online video views a day in the Arab region; putting the region in the number two spot in the world (behind the U.
Hi readers! I’m an intern at in the Middle East, and I’m giving blogging on Arabian Bytes a try for the first time this week with the return of The Week That Was! This week, we’re looking at brain games and brain waves, Facebook is in real life, and Twitter for business, so without further ado, we start with… Twitter Tips for Business Success! With Social Media becoming an increasingly integral part of business these days, Twitter has re-launched Twitter for Business , an online resource where business ventures can get a better understanding of how to effectively incorporate Twitter efficiently into their business Strategies.
Our colleagues in the US have put together a fantastic summary of some of the today in the deck below. Here in the Middle East, we’re increasingly focusing our attention on the importance of mobile and how that shapes interaction with our clients’ stories on social media and beyond. Another key trend is the convergence of paid, owned and earned media – something any brand or organization embracing social media today should consider.
As the year draws to a close, we’re recapping on The Year That Was, bringing you some of the top Tweets, trends and stories that have hit the headlines this year! Top UAE Googles of 2012 What were the top Googled terms of 2012 by residents of the UAE? Well according to the internet giant, we’re an entertainment hungry bunch, with Gangnem Style, iPad3, and Olympics 2012 topping the list.
The writer Wallace Stevens was appalled to find himself celebrating his 60th birthday. “A poet should be 30, not 60,” he wrote to a friend on receiving a congratulatory note. “It is incredible to me that I am 60.” What then would the great American poet make of a rock band, a secret agent and a public relations company that are either celebrating their own 50th or 60th birthdays’, all showing no signs of slowing down?
Here are the latest global trends! In this issue, the UAE trends are mentioned in 3 sections – social media, technology & digital and culture. The third edition of The Quarterly is the JCPR report covering the latest trends from around the globe including social media, technology & digital, brand & marketing, culture, good purpose, fashion & luxury, retail, food & drink, health & beauty and travel. These reports come from colleagues from across the world including UK, Germany, USA, Canada, Mexico, Africa, Belgium, Netherlands, UAE, India, Singapore, China and Australia.
The Millennial generation goes by many names. Trophy kids, millenials, generation y, mtv generation, digital natives, 8095ers. This is a group of people in which the oldest is 33 and the youngest are 18. They have experienced life defining moments around global recession, tsunami, arab spring, facebook, and smart phones. They will be the first generation that may be worse off economically than their parents. However, they are probably the most diverse and educated generation in history.
Parents Name Their New born Baby ‘Hashtag’ A brand new Hashtag has made the rounds on the social media circuit, the likes of which has never been seen on any social network before. A new born baby girl has been named ‘Hashtag’ by her mother, a report on Mashable.com has said, after the hashtag ( # ) symbol, used to mark keywords or topics on Twitter. However, instead of taking to Twitter, the mother posted the news via Facebook post, which to us suggests her apparent #Fail.
Social network for women with breast cancer With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the team at Arabian Bytes has been fascinated this week by the launch of the first social network that directly connects women facing the illness. MyBreastCancerTeam is a social networking site that seeks to address the fears and questions women and their families, face by allowing connections to other women in the same situation. “When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, you have this overwhelming desire to find other women, just like you, who have been through this,” Mary Ray, co-founder of MyBreastCancerTeam.