Whack A Lebanese Politician!

I played Whack-A-Politician on Facebook, thumped a few Lebanese politicians with a judge’s gavel and managed to—quoting the game: “say no to useless talk and speeches of hatred and war”. The game also asks you to “Use your mouse and click to silence a politician before another citizen leaves Lebanon.” A non-political, non-religious NGO working […]

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Aether9: The Art of Remote Online Storytelling

The Beirut Street Festival has been celebrating art and culture by bringing performance to the street since 2002. Out-of-doors and free-of-charge, the festival started early this September and will continue till the end of November. What caught our attention this year is a project by the Æther9 group titled: “When Antennas Convert Love in Space–A […]

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Five Easy Steps to Becoming a Cyberactivist

Earlier this September, Mohammed Erraji, a Moroccan blogger, was arrested following the publication of an online article criticizing the King. As soon as he was detained, Digiactive started an online “Action Alert” campaign to free Mohammed. Various international organizations such as Reporters without Borders, Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and IFEX also issued […]

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Get Creative: Use Twitter with your Blog!

Dash through the Twitter/blogging experience. Armed with a phrase of 140 characters, you can use Twitter to the benefit of your blog. Because Twitter is a place to share almost anything, striking up a random conversation will help you make connections with your followers and thus, enhance networking.It takes a simple post to engage an […]

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