Third Year The JR Express

Today marks the end of my third year of blogging! Through experience and thanks to your constant feedback and support I was able to grow much bigger which is what kept me motivated all year long. I’ve posted on average three posts per week lately and always try to be regular. For those of you who […]

McDonalds Lebanon Israel

McDonald’s Lebanon (@McDonaldsLeb) invited an Israeli citizen, Jeremie Berrebi (@jberrebi), to have a McCafe this morning on Twitter. To make this clear: This is not a political post, this is about a social media failure. Listening is very important in the digital world and it should be part of your social media strategy. However, this […]

JOBS poster

I’m sure you are really excited to watch JOBS, a movie telling the life story of the one and only Steve Jobs! Well, guess what? With The JR Express, and thanks to T3 Middle East, you can win an invitation for two to watch JOBS on August 22nd at ABC Ashrafieh (Beirut, Lebanon) at 8PM with […]

Yekaterinburg is the fourth biggest Russian city in terms of population and it has a very poor quality of roads. Citizens and local media often complain about road holes but it has never shown efficiency. Ura.ru a local website decided to push it further and got street art artists to paint the faces of the governor, the mayor and the vice mayor of the city on three different potholes. A campaign that turned out to be efficient, getting politicians to actually solve that issue.

Arab Media Use Stats Feature

Northwestern university in Qatar published the findings of a survey about media use in the Arab world. It was conducted with around 10,000 respondents from Lebanon, Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. You can check all the information about this survey, its methodology and the text documents on http://menamediasurvey.northwestern.edu. You may […]

Wezank Animation Videos

Wezank is a new project created by two Lebanese people: Maya Zankoul and Toni Yammine. It is a great way to visually explain your ideas through simple and fun animation videos. Wezank: Website – Facebook – Twitter – YouTube How It Works? The process consist of six steps that can be found on Wezank.com. Ideation: […]

Virgin Radio Lebanon Facebook Page

UPDATE: The title of this article was changed from the present tense to the past following a discussion with the General Manager of Virgin Radio Lebanon in the comment section of this post. The radio management took in consideration those three points and offered some additional insights. I invite you all to check this discussion […]

Internet Lebanon Stats

Ipsos MENA released lately interesting statistics about the internet usage and consumption habits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The numbers were presented at the ArabNet Beirut Conference 2013 by the regional president Elie Aoun. I gathered the most important numbers concerning Lebanon in an Infographic that you will find below. You […]

ArabNet Beirut 2013

In a session entitled Research And Case Studies in Social Media, ArabNet brought together representatives from four different regional social media agencies to present case studies resulting from their works with their clients. Here is what we have to keep in mind from those presentations: . Fadi Khater (Netizency) and Fadi Malas (Just Falafel) In […]