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One Word: #Hashtags

Today hashtags are used almost everywhere! To those who need a clearer idea of what hashtags are and how they work; Hashtags are words or phrases with the hash symbol (#) in front of them. E.g.: #ThrowbackThursday. The hash symbol creates a link and clicking on that Hashtag will bring up other posts with that tag.

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Twitter – It’s all about Moments now!

Twitter launches Moments. And it is touted to be the next big thing after hash tags and @replies on Twitter. So what is Moments all about? Madhu Muthukumar, a product manager at Twitter puts it like this, “Moments are just tweets in a row.”

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HoloLens – A Boon or Bane

Way back in the 80’s when film directors visualized a world where drawing shapes on air could create holograms in movies like Star Wars, Back to the Future 2 etc., such a possibility was then unimaginable. Over the years to date, several movies have brought to life this very concept and it has now become a reality with Microsoft’s recent introduction of the HoloLens.

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UAE steps into the Instagram Ad fad

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Two years ago, Instagram, one of the fastest growing mobile networking services, joined the bandwagon of promoting advertisements. A trend of paid advertisements ascended into every Home Feed in the form of eye-catching, interesting, and informative posts, with a minute difference in appearance – a blue “Sponsored” tag alongside.

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Customer Experience (CX) is equally important as User Experience (UX)

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trends in UAE are always on a constant mode of change. In terms of design, UX (User Experience) and CX (Customer Experience) have become equally important. While CX is about end-to-end, covering mobile, web, static and human touch points, UX is all about developing an interaction-rich experience online which will direct future traffic and business to your brand and product. Read on to understand the effect that a well-designed CX and UX could have on your business.

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Contextual Advertising

contextual-advertisingBeing known as the ‘Shopaholic’s Paradise’, Dubai is indeed the hotspot for some of the best buys. Let alone the shops that are seen in and around the city overflowing with buyers, the surge of shopping by Dubaians have also cast a record on the online shopping arena. Well, this article is not going to be about Dubaians or about how awesome shopping in Dubai is.

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Periscope in Dubai

Periscope App LogoThe Periscope app from Twitter made its debut in Dubai this week. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the first in the Middle East to broadcast a live streaming video on the new Periscope app. Since the broadcast was done without any fanfare or media publicity, the maximum number of users viewing the live transmission was less than 10. The amateur video showed live footage of the DIFC Quest event and was transmitted live during office hours on 6th June 2015.

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