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Social Media Solutions Training for Journalists in the Middle East and North Africa

SMEX will host a workshop about Social Media Solutions Training in Masaha. This one-day workshop is led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project. Participants in the Social Media Solutions program will learn practical skills in four key areas: verification, security, engagement and storytelling. Expert trainers will teach […]

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Statement: Block of Grindr App in Lebanon

On Friday, January 18th, reports indicated that Grindr, a popular online dating application used by LGBTI individuals, had been blocked on the 3G and 4G mobile data networks of Alfa and Touch. After contacting both companies, a representative from Touch Lebanon informed us that the Ministry of Telecommunications had ordered the block. A trusted anonymous […]

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Help us map blocked websites in 2019!

In November 2018, the Lebanese Government issued an order to block all access to the online website building platform, Wix, which is an online company that provides web hosting. Wix is ranked #1 out of 31 website builders technologies in Lebanon. Around the same time, at least one porn site was blocked. A few weeks […]

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