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Google Maps And YouTube Will Be Available Offline

It's finally happening. You can see the content for both the apps offline by end of the year. These changes are set to be brought in at some point this year, which is great news. It’ll be good for train or car journeys, where your connection may dip in-and-out. You’ll have to save a journey on...
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YouTube To Introduce Paid Subscription Offer Soon

Google Inc. plans to offer a subscriber version of YouTube as soon as this year, letting viewers see millions of videos without having to sit through ads. Revenue from the new feature, which will put Google into more direct competition with streaming services such as Netflix Inc. and Hulu LLC, will...
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10 Facts About Social Media In The Middle East In 2014

Ever since the start of the Arab Spring in 2011, there has been considerable interest in the role that social media plays in the Middle East, and how this enabling technology can act as a tool for discourse and information sharing. Although the role of social media as an agent for cultural and political...
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Watch Burj Khalifa NYE 2015 Fireworks Live Online

You can catch the New Year's Eve countdown and fireworks display on the world's tallest building. Emaar, the UAE-based developer behind Burj Khalifa, is promoting something it has never done before -- to let the world join in the NYE celebrations as Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa light up the sky. In...
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YouTube Is Experimenting With GIF Style Videos

YouTube has started offering the capability to create GIF videos from its existing uploaded videos. It has started experimenting this feature on PBS Idea Channel’s page. How does it work? Simply click the share button, then drag the trim selector to pick the start and the end of your GIF video. The...
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Gangnam Style Has Now Been Viewed 2,147,483,647 Times

Gangnam Style is still breaking records. The song also topped various music charts when it was first released, topping music charts across 30 countries. It was also the most liked video on YouTube and has become a permanent part of pop culture especially at the peak of its success in 2012. Psy's 2012...
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The Most Viral FIFA World Cup 2014 Ads

While the World Cup has just kicked off, the battle among the brands has been running for the last few weeks with expensive ads vying for attention. This is the first World Cup at which adidas has invested more in digital media than in television. Its clip has David Beckham, Gareth Bale, Lucas Moura...
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State of YouTube In The Middle East – An Infographic

Startappz, In collaboration with some of the best resources on YouTube videos in the Middle East, released an infographic explaining the state of YouTube content producers in the Middle East covering various countries and categories, such as Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, UAE, Saudi Arabia,...
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Saudi Users Live The Social Media Dream

SaudiArabia is one of the most active countries in the Middle East when it comes to this. Over 5 million active Facebook users and more than 3 million active Twitter users making it the country with the highest Twitter penetration worldwide. To make things easier, The Online Project have created three...
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Video Wars On Social Media – Youtube v/s Instagram v/s Vine

Videos are experiencing a huge boom in social media as Instagram joins Vine and YouTube as a third promising video sharing platform with significant marketing potential. After Instagram announced that it will expand its static-images-sharing community with 15 second videos as a response to Twitter´s 6 second...
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