What happened in Egypt in 2020 on Twitter?

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 02:46 GMT

Twitter highlights the top entertainment-related conversations in Egypt in 2020:

Universite Francaise d’Egypte removes ad video after Twitter anger over ‘historical fallacies’

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 02:24 GMT

In the narration, the man embodying Bonaparte’s character said that the French leader is the one who deciphered Rosetta Stone.

Unrest hits Ethiopia after singer-activist murder, protests erupt

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Reasons behind Hachalu Hundessa's death are reportedly being investigated by local police authorities.

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.”

After allowing foreigners to use his Twitter account to insult Egypt, Kuwait detains writer 15 days

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 09:55 GMT

The investigation was prompted by a lawsuit filed by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Twitter account of Kuwaiti writer who insulted Egypt managed by others: Prosecution

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 08:25 GMT

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a lawsuit against him for insulting the Arab Republic of Egypt using the name of Kuwait on his Twitter account.

125 million Tweets about feminism and equality over the past three years

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 02:18 GMT

There have been 125 million Tweets globally about feminism and equality over the past three years.

What celebrities 'liked' on Twitter on Valentine's day

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 01:11 GMT

This Valentines, Twitter takes a look at some of the Tweets that celebrities have liked to see how they’ve expressed their love and appreciation on the platform.

How biggest events of the decade unfolded on Twitter

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 - 12:37 GMT

This decade saw game-changing, exciting events take place around the world. From the welcome of the first iPad, to tears shed over Harry Potter’s Severus Snape’s undying love for Lily, to repeatedly watching Gangnam Style’s music video, to saying farewell

KUNA says its Twitter account was hacked posting false news on US troop withdrawal from country

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 - 01:52 GMT

KUNA confirmed that this news story is groundless and called for accuracy while spreading any news or information.

Twitter hashtag deems Erdogan 'Enemy of Arabs'

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 06:29 GMT

The hashtag was initiated in protest to Erogan’s regional ambitions and hopes to recreate the Ottoman Empire on the remains of Arab countries.

Key moments in twitter on 2019

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 09:00 GMT

As 2019 draws to a close, Twitter’s end-of-year reflection showcases the unique way the year unfolded across the platform.

Twitter seeks public input on a new rule to help shape its approach

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 11:31 GMT

Twitter recently announced its plan to seek public input on a new rule to address synthetic and manipulated media.

Taylor Swift "not allowed" to perform at awards amid music row

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:48 GMT

The comments followed news that she was to receive the "Artist of the Decade" prize at the American Music Awards ceremony later this year.

Live broadcast of GFF’s ceremonies generated more than 770,000 viewers on Twitter

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 - 10:57 GMT

For the third consecutive year, El Gouna Film Festival has partnered with Twitter to broadcast both the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival live on the red carpet

Muslim Brotherhood, IS bots exploit Egypt protest hashtags

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 05:11 GMT

Other analysts say that huge numbers of tweets have been sent from previously dormant accounts as well as newly created ones in crude attempts to dominate the conversation.

How this Egyptian media figure tricked the Muslim Brotherhood into exposing the way they promote fake news

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 - 12:58 GMT

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

Twitter closes thousands of fake accounts in Egypt, UAE

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 01:38 GMT

The company also announced the suspension of Saud al-Qahtani’s account over violating its platform manipulation policies.

A global image of Samir Ghanem flips Twitter

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:21 GMT

Samir Ghanem’s hashtag on Twitter ranked third in the list of most active Egyptian trends on Twitter on Sept. 5.

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.