Arab Social Media Roundup: Reflections and Lessons Learned

Mira Nabulsi
Aug 22, 2016 · 5 min read
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Tablet Social Media by Ian Clark (CC BY 2.0)

What we learned from this experience

Reactions and feedback

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Relevance is crucial. So is speed

“ I think that the round-ups would need to be faster and more frequent to add value for us. It is very useful for us to see top trending topics globally, but even a day later is too late for us.”

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About the ASMR pilot

Words About Words

Thoughts on language and the global internet.

Mira Nabulsi

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Communication Studies Graduate. Interested in Social Movements, news, rhetoric, ICT and language. Currently supporting Meedan’s “Bridge” community and projects

Words About Words

Thoughts on language and the global internet. Brought to you by the team at Meedan. We’re building Bridge, a product for social translation of social media during real time news events.

Mira Nabulsi

Written by

Communication Studies Graduate. Interested in Social Movements, news, rhetoric, ICT and language. Currently supporting Meedan’s “Bridge” community and projects

Words About Words

Thoughts on language and the global internet. Brought to you by the team at Meedan. We’re building Bridge, a product for social translation of social media during real time news events.

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