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Facebook celebrates MENA winners of First Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

The Bots for Messenger Challenge was launched on February 15th this year, in 64 countries across the wider Middle East and Africa to recognize and reward developers who were able to create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. Facebook (www.Facebook.com) selected 3 winners from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from 60 finalists as part of the first-ever …

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Facebook Holds Social Media Workshops for Small Businesses at GITEX Startup Movement

Throughout the week at GITEX, young entrepreneurs have had the unique opportunity to benefit from the experience and expertise of some of the world’s most successful startup heroes at the GITEX Global Startup Movement. Perhaps the most renowned startup success story, Facebook drew major attention this week at its series of social media workshops held at the event. Lead by …

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74% of people in the UAE have a connection to at least one business in a foreign country through Facebook

New Facebook tools launched to help MENA Businesses expand across borders. Dubai, UAE – Facebook announced today the launch of new solutions on the platform to help businesses expand across the globe. As technology brings the world closer, it can also help businesses grow by connecting them with people around the world; as such Facebook is releasing new solutions to …

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Aquila’s First Flight: a Big Milestone Toward Connecting Billions of People

Aquila’s first flight is part of Facebook’s overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity.  Facebook (newsroom.FB.com) is accelerating its efforts to bring internet connectivity to the four billion people around the world who are not yet online, with the goal of contributing to prosperity, progress and development around the globe. The company’s Connectivity Lab has reached a …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East

LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Landmark Group becomes First Middle East Company to Adopt Facebook at Work

Launches Enterprise Version of Popular Social Media Platform to Connect 10,000 Employees across 11 Countries. Landmark Group , the Middle East-based retail and hospitality conglomerate, has launched Facebook at Work to connect 10,000 employees across 11 countries. The move aims to encourage collaboration and greater cohesiveness at the work place through helping employees communicate in real-time via the rich social …

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Facebook highlights tools for MENA entrepreneurs at STEP 2016; Video content sees high adoption rate

97% of people online in the UAE watch video at least monthly. Participating at the STEP Conference, the Middle East’s largest interactive event for Tech, Digital and Entertainment, Facebook met a diverse mix of entrepreneurial talent successfully growing their business on the platform. Led by Ciaran Quilty, EMEA Director SMB, Facebook who presented a keynote on ‘Brand Building in a …

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Technology will focus more on the core human experience, says Facebook’s Serkan Piantino

DOHA, QATAR – At a round-table discussion at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), Serkan Piantino, Facebook’s New York site director, provided a glimpse into a more nuanced, human-focused world of technology. “The questions we are asking of technology are becoming more complicated. The demands are getting closer to what humans want in their daily lives and thus we can …

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Sage ME credits UAE Success to E-Marketing, Social Media

SAGE campaigns hit high of 198 million impressions in 2015. Dubai – It’s no secret that social media has revolutionized the way people interact and share information. Social media platforms have changed the way people perceive and connect with brands, and has impacted business at a fundamental level. Sage Middle East, the leading provider of business management solutions software, can …

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Khalifa Fund launches its official accounts on different social media channels

Aiming to improve the services and spread the spirit of innovation in the community. Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development launched its official accounts on different social media channels which comes as part of its commitment to adapt different media methods. The social media accounts aim to inform the community of the Fund’s services and activities in supporting the SMEs sector …

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