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Miniskirt Social Media Post Could Land Woman In Jail In Saudi Arabia

A young Saudi woman posted a video of herself wearing un-Islamic clothing in public......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 17th, 2017

Exclusive Interview: Woman Behind Viral Airplane Video Says She"s "Totally Caught Off Guard" By How Fast It Spread

Yet another lesson in how nothing you post on social media can truly stay private forever......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 19th, 2018

Iranian Women Go to Jail for Removing Their Hijabs in #Girlsofrevolutionstreet Protest

A second woman was arrested as a part of the social movement called White Wednesdays, in which Iranian women post photos of themselves removing their hijabs in public......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 30th, 2018

Iran warns protesters will "pay the price" after third night of unrest

Iranian authorities said the majority of social media reports were emanating from regional rival Saudi Arabia and exile groups based in Europe.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 31st, 2017

Papa John"s, McDonald"s, And Pizza Hut Are Being Boycotted In Saudi Arabia Because Of Trump"s Jerusalem Announcement

McDonalds, Papa John's, Pizza Hunt, Burger King, and Dunkin Donuts are the target of Saudi Arabia's latest social media campaign......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 12th, 2017

Pizza is partisan, and advertisers are still adjusting

A range of advertisers are learning that it doesn’t take much — sometimes just a single Twitter post — to land them in the middle of a social media firestorm that splits along party lines......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2017

Saudi recognises Yoga as sport even as Muslim clerics oppose it in India

The Saudi Arabian government has approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity, claimed a social media post of Nouf Marwaai, founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation in the Saudi kingdom. "Yoga, which literally means 'union'. A .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

A Robot is Now a "Citizen" of Saudi Arabia, Sparking Online Criticism

Sure, it's a PR stunt, but people on social media were quick to point out how the "female" robot might have more rights than women in Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 28th, 2017

Saudi Arabia Granted Humanoid Robot "Citizenship"

Sure, it's a PR stunt, but people on social media were quick to point out how the "female" robot might have more rights than women in Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 27th, 2017

Saudi Arabia grants robot ‘Sophia’ citizenship yet still denies many rights to real women

A female robot was given Saudi Arabian citizenship this week, a gesture whose irony triggered a social media backlash that challenged “Sophia’s” elevated status while millions of human female Saudis live without basic civil rights......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 27th, 2017

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on WhatsApp, Skype, other internet calling apps

Saudi Arabia, with its bulging youth population, is among the world's top per capita users of social media.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 20th, 2017

Why Is Snapchat Banning Al-Jazeera"s Snaps in Saudi Arabia?

A Gulf rift has extended to social media, and the photo-sharing platform has found itself in the middle......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 18th, 2017

Snapchat pulls Al Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia

The social media company removed the channel after Saudi Arabia said it was in violation of local laws......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 18th, 2017

Snapchat Removes Al Jazeera Channel in Saudi Arabia

Snap Inc. said it received a request from the Saudi Arabian government to block access to Al Jazeera news articles and videos on its Snapchat social-media app to residents in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera channel from users in Saudi Arabia

Snap Inc. on Sunday said it has followed a request from the Saudi Arabian government to block access to Al Jazeera news articles and videos on its Snapchat social-media app to residents in the country......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2017

Mnuchin"s wife mocks woman over wealth

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife Louise Linton apologized for a social media post -- and her subsequent exchange with a commenter -- that sparked an online uproar. CNN's Kate Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2017

Steve Mnuchin"s wife apologizes for calling a woman "adorably out of touch"

Screenshot via TwitterLouise Linton, the wife of US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, apologized for her sniping at a commenter with a passive-aggressive remark on Instagram. "I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my respon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2017

Cat Killer Sparks Internet Craze, Police Investigation in Saudi Arabia

Tens of thousands of social media users are calling for the arrest or execution of a man who filmed himself shooting cats with a rifle in Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 2nd, 2017

Snapchat Video Leads to Woman"s Arrest and Global Debate About Women"s Rights

A Saudi woman posted a Snapchat video. Later that day, she was arrested. What is the link between social media and social activism in a divisive world?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJul 28th, 2017

Snapchat Video Leads to Woman"s Arrest

A Saudi woman posted a Snapchat video. Later that day, she was arrested. What is the link between social media and social activism in a divisive world?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJul 28th, 2017

SnapChat Video Leads To Woman"s Arrest

A Saudi woman posted a Snapchat video. Later that day she was arrested. What is the link between social media and social activism in a divisive world?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJul 28th, 2017