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Do Not Track Assignment

            In my Do Not Track assignment, I was interested in watching a video within the title of “The Daily Me”, which describe how social media use our personal information to determine our interests and what the bubble filtration is and bubble opinion. Social media is now taking over newspaper, radio, and media, social media … Continue reading Do Not Track Assignment

Trézéguet

You wondered what does it mean or even who is him?! He is Mahmoud Hassan. An Egyptian Soccer player in the Turkish league. I consider him one of the best ever! Not only he is hard-worker but he is talented also! He got the nickname Trezeguet after the French legend Trezeguet. There might be a […]

Egyptian Social Media Influencers

With the rising influence of social media, many people used it to their advantage creating youtube channels, instagram and facebook pages, sharing and presenting their views and interests. These influencers have discussed topics that range from health, education, fashion or entertainment.  When I think of social media influencers, I usually think of celebrities, such as … Continue reading Egyptian Social Media Influencers

Curation: Digital Literacies & Intercultural Learning in Egypt

I think the most important topic we covered in this course was digital literacy. Therefore, I went ahead and interviewed several people both within AUC and outside from different age groups asking them have they ever heard of the term and what do they think it means. Half of the people I interviewed have heard … Continue reading Curation: Digital Literacies & Intercultural Learning in Egypt

Secure your data!

Through out this semester I have read an article titled “Social media giants Facebook, Tencent, Google reign” and watched an episode from the “Do Not Track” blog posts which I discussed in my previous post and I have learned about how my data is being used after i submit it on online platforms. Data you […]

Do not track

I watched the second episode titled “Breaking Ad“. This episode mainly tackles how the online tracking came to life along with why internet cookies were even created. In addition, this episode discussed probably the most important question which is if we can control it or not. The Ads that we witness today were a lot […]

Curation Assignment

For this assignment I have chosen to shed a light on a Facebook page named “Shagrha”; which is an environmental youth initiative established in 2016. Shagrha truly tackle a very important issue that we face here in Egypt day in day out which is pollution and the lack of greenery which is absolutely vital to […]

Curation Assignment

The phenomenon am going to talk about is not famous for a lot of you, many of you will not know him but he is really growing more popular everyday on Facebook. Today am going to talk about Amir Mounir, who is an Islamic preacher. Amir was graduated from Cairo University majoring in pharmacy, after … Continue reading Curation Assignment

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