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Hicon: The Smart Wristband Social Bracelet

Hicon – The social bangle is a huge step forward in the Internet of Things, and is destined to revolutionize people’s social lives in the years to come. The bangle, developed by the company Things-Lab, can be customized with the icons of the wearer’s favourite social ...
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Facebook Announces ‘Nearby Friends’

Facebook has announced a new feature for users of their mobile apps. Called Nearby Friends, the feature is designed to let you catch up with your friends on Facebook whenever they are close to your location. If you turn on Nearby Friends, you’ll occasionally be notified when ...
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ArabNet Beirut 2014: Day 2 Wrap-Up

As Arabnet unraveled the second day of its 2014 edition with a visit by government officials most notably H.E. Minister of Telecom Boutros Harb, the agenda of the day promised a rich selection of panels and sessions to attend. We set out by making rounds in the main hall and ...
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The 7 Odd Types of LinkedIn Contacts

Ever since the dot-com boom in the last century, people have sought out to enhance their business presence by using online mediums. It comes to no surprise to anyone, with the emergence of Social Media  as a defacto medium of human communication a few years ago, that the torch ...
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Facebook Unveils Shared Photo Albums

Usually when you want to upload some photos of a specific social event on Facebook, you are limited to the ones that you have taken through your phone or camera. Other photos that was were shot by your friends will either be in their own photo album on Facebook or given to you ...
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Sociatag: Lebanon’s Very Own Social Media Tool

First catching my eye at Beirut's Social Media Awards held earlier this year, SociaTag is a new tool that aims to integrate current social media networks, such as Facebook and Foursquare, into one social media platform. Below is an interview Tech-Ticker had with Wassim Hakim, Sociatag's founder. First, ...
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Facebook Holding an Event on Thursday March 7

Facebook has just issued its invitations to the press to attend an event on March 7th, 2013 in its Menlo Park headquarters. The invitation (as seen below) specifies that the focus of this event is for people to have a sneak peak at the new design of their news feed. Apparently, ...
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Facebook Announces Graph Search

Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday the release of a new search tool called "Graph Search", which, in short, is intended to help Facebook users in searching through the numerous links and connections that every one has for specific information and common interests. As Zuckerberg ...
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The Nielsen Brief – Issue #4

Mobile phone history got itself a new milestone this year: Smartphone owners became the majority of mobile phone users for the first time ever, growing from 49 percent in Q1 2012 to 56 percent by Q3 2012. As far as online brands are concerned, Google remained the top Web brand, ...
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Google+ New 2012 Winter Arrivals

As weird as it might look, many people do effectively use Google+. We're only saying this because Google+ does seem to drag behind other social networks like Facebook and Twitter in terms of individual user adoption. It might be normal, it's younger. But Google+ is not Google ...
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A Quick Insight from TEDxBeirut 2012

Following the astounding success of the TEDxBeirut event last year and the amazing build up job done by the organizers including the TEDx Salons roadshow across lebanon over the past year, there was no limit to the excitement of the over 1200 attendees arriving at the Unesco ...
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