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Middle East Technology

In the Arab World, Social Media Makes a Societal Impact

Jonathan Labin | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Jonathan Labin

Tremendous economic and social changes are underfoot, and social media is one of the most important leaps forward.

Tech Explosion Springs Into Cairo

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 12.18.2011 | World
Rahilla Zafar

The knowledge of digital, whether it's web or mobile, is important because it is moving the region towards a knowledge economy and it's giving people very valuable skills.

Facebook, Twitter and the Search for Peace in the Middle East

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

At a tech conference I attended recently in Abu Dhabi, I gave a talk about how to use social media to promote peace in the Middle East. I was struck by how willing many of the Arab leaders were to fully embrace these new social tools.