YouTube Shorts available across MENA region

YouTube Shorts available across the MENA region

The bettle for short-form video is ramping up as the Google-owned company expands availability of YouTube Shorts across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Apple's Independent Repair Provider program expanding globally

Apple expanding Independent Repair Provider program worldwide

Apple is expanding their Independent Repair Provider to more countries worldwide (including across the Middle East and North Africa region). That means your nearest electronics repair store can sign up to be an authorized repair center at no cost.

Instagram Reels expanding to more markets in Middle East region

Announced at House of Instagram virtual event on 15 March 2021, Instagram is expanding the availability of Reels to more countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. When it launched globally in august 2020, Egypt was the only country in the MENA region to access it.

Music is available on Facebook and Instagram across the MENA region

Facebook and Instagram launch Music in the MENA region

Remeber how you saw someone’s Stories which had Music, and it shows “Instagram Music isn’t available in your region”? That’s now a thing of the past, as Facebook and Instagram have rolled out Music for user across the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.

LinkedIn Stories begins rollout across MENA region

LinkedIn Stories officially rolling out across the MENA region

Many platforms have been embracing the ephermal format popularized by Snapchat. After limited testing in select countries, LinkedIn Stories is expanding to more countries including many in the Middle East and North Africa region.

COVID-19 info across Middle East on Google Maps

Track COVID-19 across the Middle East on Google Maps

Google Maps just became an even more important utility who use it on a daily basis. After their recent visual improvements, it can now show critical information about COVID-19 cases across the Middle East and North Africa region.