If you’re walking through Madison Avenue, a mile away from Times Square, you’ll never be able to pinpoint Twitter’s NYC headquarters (Tilt six floors up). Well, here exactly, Twitter hosted the first ever “Vine Journalism Awards” organized by Muck Rack, a social platform for journalists and media personnel based in NYC, on Wednesday October 2nd.
Vine, a six-second looping video sharing mobile app owned by Twitter, is being frequently used by news agencies, comedians, advertisers, and companies.
The invitation-only-event, which was attended by around 100 media personnel and Vine enthusiasts, focused mainly on journalists and storytellers, according to Greg Galant, CEO of Muck Rack.
Six winners spanning four categories were announced.
“The concept of classifieds/real estate is not as hot and sexy as a lot of other tech things we hear about these days.” With this statement, Alexandra Tohme from Nabbesh began the panel on classifieds and real estate during the ArabNet Digital Summit 2013. She was joined with three leaders in online classifieds in the Arab region: Michael Layhani from PropertyFinder.ae , Tajdine Filali from MarocAnnonces.com, and Amad Almasoudi from AqarMap.
Read more to know what the big industry leaders learned through their journey towards success and how they managed to pull it off despite huge challenges.
ArabNet kicked off its fourth annual Digital Summit on Monday June 24, 2013, at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, with over 900 digital professionals and stakeholders from around the world. This year’s event delves into the hottest trends in big digital business through 45 cutting-edge sessions spanning the themes of commerce, social, mobile, media and advertising, and entrepreneurship.
Here is a glimpse of what has been exposed so far...
Designing websites is becoming increasingly laborious due to an ever growing array of different sized devices available in the market. And with more and more traffic coming from mobile devices, tablets, and netbooks, it has become critical for every web implementation to adapt to a fragmented hardware landscape.
The following workshop covers responsive design, a technique that will make your single source code site adapt to different resolutions by means of CSS and media queries.
Bonus: We're including a UX design workshop by Benedict Davis and Tamara Al Sheikh, User Experience Designer and User Experience Researcher at Google Inc., that will help you better understand and analyze your users' requirements so that your product reflects their needs.
What are the hot trends in the gaming sector? What are the most popular types of games? What’s new in monetization, and what is the role of telecom operators in this process? What are the best distribution platforms, and what is the optimal strategy for each?
To answer these questions, today we are sharing the "Enabling Game Development" panel from the ArabNet Beirut 2013 conference.
And as a bonus, we're throwing in a hands-on workshop on Corona Labs, a cross-platform mobile development framework.