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Facebook Apps celebrate a #MonthofGood this Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Facebook’s global community comes together across its apps to celebrate the Holy Month by exploring, inspiring and expressing good

Immigration min. convenes with digital content creators to promote for Egypt

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:20 GMT

The meeting was attended by both Egyptians in the country, and nationals living abroad.

How Instagram Filters are Changing Our Perception of Beauty

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 03:40 GMT

It is not hard to tell that there is a growing dissatisfaction with appearance and aesthetics. Even the most resilient users will be tempted to try some filters.

Haneen Hossam and Mawada al-Adham's young age main merit behind their acquittal

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 09:52 GMT

TikTok content creators Mawada al-Adham and Haneen Hossam have been acquitted of “violating family values” in January, and the merits of their acquittal are largely owed to their young age.

Updates on debauchery incitement lawsuits: influencer cleared, prison sentence cancelled for another

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 01:31 GMT

They also faced charges of managing private internet accounts to commit this offense as well as human trafficking.

Facebook removes Muslim Brotherhood-run network spreads fake news in Egypt

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:38 GMT

Terrorist Muslim Brotherhood web trolls have been attempting to stage mass protests across Egypt through sowing discord and spreading fake news and lies about key state figures.

Five persons ordered detained over misusing social media in Egypt

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 12:37 GMT

The Public Prosecution ordered Saturday five defendants detained over publishing fake news on social media that would affect national security.

20 companies to be penalized over announcing prices ‘inbox’ only

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:46 GMT

A total of 20 companies were referred to prosecution over not publicly announcing the prices of their products on social media pages.

Egyptian railway workers dealing with passengers to be subject to psychological check-ups as part of periodical training

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The decision follows an incident that was videotaped by a passenger, and went viral on social media.

Egyptian Social media influencers sentenced to 2 years in jail

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 02:36 GMT

The court also sentenced three other defendants implicated in the same case to two years in jail and fined each of them LE 300,000.

British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

ITIDA’s Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center Announces Top Graduation Projects Winning IbTIECar Competition

Tue, 19 May 2020 - 11:34 GMT

The TIEC, of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), announced in a live broadcast on TIEC social media pages the winners of IbTIECar 2019.

Social media influencer Eladham remanded in custody over indecent act

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 10:59 GMT

The social media influencer is accused of creating profiles on social media apps to promote immorality and behaviors that are inconsistent with the family values in the Egyptian society.

Egypt’s prosecution jails belly dancer Sama el-Masry for 4 days

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hamada el-Sawy ordered jailing belly dancer Sama el-Masry for four days pending investigations over publishing disgraceful photos and videos on social media platforms.

Infamous social media influencer Haneen Hossam accused of human traffiking, inciting debauchery

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 02:25 GMT

In the footage posted on Likee, she offered girls and women the chance to “work from home and earn around £2,025 to £2,430 for making live videos and talking to strangers.”

4th African chief justices conference kicks off in Cairo

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The convention is organized by the Supreme Constitutional Court under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Donkey on train causes owner to pay fine of LE400

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 11:44 GMT

It has been revealed that the farmer decided to get into the train after he failed to find proper transportation.

Video: Father shields daughter from being run over by train

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 04:06 GMT

The father and his little girl survived and none of them was injured, according to the publisher of the video and one of the eyewitnesses on his Twitter account on Monday.

Instagram bans influencers from promoting vaping products

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:36 GMT

"Our advertising policies have long prohibited the advertisement of these products, and we will begin enforcement on this in the coming weeks."

WYF 2019 discusses hate speech promotion on social media

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 02:18 GMT

The "Combating Extremism & Hate Speech on Digital Platforms"’ panel discussion examined the definition of hate speech and the different approaches to deal with it.

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