The traditional Levantine folk dance, known as ‘dabke,’ has been doing its rounds on the internet thanks to the #WallDanceChallenge that has been dominating social media trends lately. The challenge spread to U.S., France, UAE, Mexico and even Argentina after a video went viral of a group of Lebanese-Australian men doing the dabke – literally… Continue reading This Elderly Lebanese Gentleman Has Some Serious Dance Moves
Why your business needs video marketing. Video is great for marketing your business because it takes such immediate engagement to a whole new level. Videos can be customized only to connect with an audience but also make the brand stand out from the rest. With video marketing, you can create a high-quality brand video that will take your social media engagement and brand recognition to a whole new level. The main reason your business needs videos from marketing is to get your message out there. One you put into them in search engines or social media when you are looking for products or services that you provide. You also want them to know what makes your company different. If they don’t you can choose to do business with yourself instead of somebody else. Here are some good reasons you need videos for marketing. Firstly, videos offer something behind text or images, they offer sound, motion, and emotion. Videos also show people your personality. They give potential customers a chance to get to know you on a more personal level. Like they feel like they already know you and if you have a strong point of view the video medium is the best way to share with your audience.
Malala Yousafzai’s Father on Raising Feminist Sons
At the Investing in the Future UN Women Conference in Sharjah, UAE, Newsweek Middle East‘s Arfa Shahid asked Malala Yousafzai’s father how he is raising feminist sons who ensure the empowerment of women. Malala has two younger brothers, Khushal Khan and Atal Khan. Here’s what Malala’s father Ziauddin Yousafzai, a U.N. Special Advisor on Global Education,… Continue reading Malala Yousafzai’s Father on Raising Feminist Sons
Being Insta-famous comes at a price
Watch what happens when a person with 8 million followers on Instagram turns on their notifications. Still want the fame?
Lebanon’s Restaurant Ad Features Same-Sex Couple
A Crepaway ad has caught people’s attention on social media. Titled “Come As You Are,” it takes the phrase to a whole other level with some taboo-breaking as Crepaway features a same-sex couple for the first time ever in an ad made for a Lebanese company. The ad was shared on the restaurant’s social media platforms early… Continue reading Lebanon’s Restaurant Ad Features Same-Sex Couple
Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester
A video has been surfacing online showing the exact moment when the Manchester bombing happened. The footage appears to have been taken inside the concert hall, and shows increasing panic as attendees attempt to escape the massive concert hall. On Monday, 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.… Continue reading Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester
Donald Trump’s Full Speech on Islam at Saudi Arabia
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) waits for the start of an event with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2-R) and Gulf Cooperation Council leaders at their summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed… Continue reading Donald Trump’s Full Speech on Islam at Saudi Arabia