Posts Tagged 'Social Media'

How Branding Lost Hillary the Election

As an American, I have a lot of thoughts about what has happened in the past 24 hours. As a brand strategy professional, I have a lot of thoughts about what has happened over the …

How Branding Lost Hillary the Election

As an American, I have a lot of thoughts about what has happened in the past 24 hours. As a brand strategy professional, I have a lot of thoughts about what has happened over the …

Live Tweeting: Arab Social Media Influencers Summit 2015

Team Xische will be live tweeting from the #ArabSMIS. Follow our tweets and the conversation by reading the tweets below. Don’t miss out on the insightful talks by the creator of the #hashtag, the lady …

Live Tweeting: Arab Social Media Influencers Summit 2015

Team Xische will be live tweeting from the #ArabSMIS. Follow our tweets and the conversation by reading the tweets below. Don’t miss out on the insightful talks by the creator of the #hashtag, the lady …

Facebook Now Re-targets Me

So recently, I’ve been seeing a lot more relevant ads to me on my Facebook RHS column or on my news feed as ‘Page Like’ ads or sponsored stories. As a Facebook advertiser, this wouldn’t …

Facebook Now Re-targets Me

So recently, I’ve been seeing a lot more relevant ads to me on my Facebook RHS column or on my news feed as ‘Page Like’ ads or sponsored stories. As a Facebook advertiser, this wouldn’t …

The Many Faces of a Community Manager

Remember when Heath Ledger had to sit in a room for months to assume the role of The Joker for ‘The Dark Knight’? Of course you do. Well, being a community manager in the social …

The Many Faces of a Community Manager

Remember when Heath Ledger had to sit in a room for months to assume the role of The Joker for ‘The Dark Knight’? Of course you do. Well, being a community manager in the social …

5 Lessons at #FFWDDXB

1) Too many hashtags spoil the broth.

One hashtag per event can generate the ‘viral’ buzz. Yes, we said it: #VIRAL. The more the hashtag is used – the more likely it is to trend …

5 Lessons at #FFWDDXB

1) Too many hashtags spoil the broth.

One hashtag per event can generate the ‘viral’ buzz. Yes, we said it: #VIRAL. The more the hashtag is used – the more likely it is to trend …

Facebook Paper: Yay or Nay?

There’s been all this buzz about Facebook Paper, it’s almost like the new ‘EXTRA EXTRA, read all about it’ news source but it’s not only digital, it’s socially savvy too! If you have no idea …

Facebook Paper: Yay or Nay?

There’s been all this buzz about Facebook Paper, it’s almost like the new ‘EXTRA EXTRA, read all about it’ news source but it’s not only digital, it’s socially savvy too! If you have no idea …

Social Media circa 2014

It is no secret that brands have embraced social media. What was once the platform for college party planning is now the world’s go-to destination for photos, news and updates from brands ranging from apparel …

Social Media circa 2014

It is no secret that brands have embraced social media. What was once the platform for college party planning is now the world’s go-to destination for photos, news and updates from brands ranging from apparel …

Panel: To Tweet or Not to Tweet

UBIK, Alexander McNabb & Danish Farhan at the Pavilion panel talk.

When I first joined “social media,” Facebook was just over a year old. I was more excited about my .edu email address than my …

Panel: To Tweet or Not to Tweet

UBIK, Alexander McNabb & Danish Farhan at the Pavilion panel talk.

When I first joined “social media,” Facebook was just over a year old. I was more excited about my .edu email address than my …

PlayStation ME: Social Needn’t Be Only Virtual

For one of the region’s most exciting gaming expos GAMES12, PlayStation Middle East asked us to help raise the bar on how social media can fuel real engagement. As existing social media partners of PlayStation, …

PlayStation ME: Social Needn’t Be Only Virtual

For one of the region’s most exciting gaming expos GAMES12, PlayStation Middle East asked us to help raise the bar on how social media can fuel real engagement. As existing social media partners of PlayStation, …

Grosper.com kills the group-buying cliche in Dubai

Just because you are a group buying website does not necessarily mean you have to look ugly. Grosper.com is a group-buying website that doesn’t peddle spa vouchers, meal discounts or other little memorabilia. They’re about …

Grosper.com kills the group-buying cliche in Dubai

Just because you are a group buying website does not necessarily mean you have to look ugly. Grosper.com is a group-buying website that doesn’t peddle spa vouchers, meal discounts or other little memorabilia. They’re about …

Wanted Alive: Social Media Executive

Job Reference: XB110 / Location: Dubai / Experience: 2 years

Our social media squad (behind RAKBANK, City of Life & TEDxRamallah) is looking to add a motivated geek with a passion for blogging, tweeting, facebooking, …

Wanted Alive: Social Media Executive

Job Reference: XB110 / Location: Dubai / Experience: 2 years

Our social media squad (behind RAKBANK, City of Life & TEDxRamallah) is looking to add a motivated geek with a passion for blogging, tweeting, facebooking, …

Wanted: Junior Project Coordinator in Dubai

Job Reference: XB109 / Location: Dubai / Experience: 2 years

We’re looking for a candidate with an OCD-type personality (read:obsessive-compulsive disorder) to fill the role of project coordinator. If you’re an ex-developer who understands the …

Wanted: Junior Project Coordinator in Dubai

Job Reference: XB109 / Location: Dubai / Experience: 2 years

We’re looking for a candidate with an OCD-type personality (read:obsessive-compulsive disorder) to fill the role of project coordinator. If you’re an ex-developer who understands the …

TEDxRamallah – The Digital Story of Hope in a Social Media World

Xische and TEDxRamallah joined forces almost a year ago and itʼs been an extremely thrilling experience right from the start. TED, the event, is well-known for itʼs inspirational overtones and sense of purpose. TEDxRamallah inspired …

TEDxRamallah – The Digital Story of Hope in a Social Media World

Xische and TEDxRamallah joined forces almost a year ago and itʼs been an extremely thrilling experience right from the start. TED, the event, is well-known for itʼs inspirational overtones and sense of purpose. TEDxRamallah inspired …

Danish Farhan Talks Twitter Politics With Sultan Al Qassemi, Mishaal Al Gergawi

On Twitter 5th birthday, our chief Danish Farhan was invited to weigh in on Twitter and it’s growing relevance in business and politics. The segment also features one of Time’s 140 most influential Twitter users …

Danish Farhan Talks Twitter Politics With Sultan Al Qassemi, Mishaal Al Gergawi

On Twitter 5th birthday, our chief Danish Farhan was invited to weigh in on Twitter and it’s growing relevance in business and politics. The segment also features one of Time’s 140 most influential Twitter users …

How To Demolish Your Brand: Benihana And The Art of Suing Bloggers

The Incident

Just in case you haven’t already heard, bloggers in Arabia unite today to show solidarity to a fellow blogger — Mark Makhoul — and his plight in an epic turn of events in …

How To Demolish Your Brand: Benihana And The Art of Suing Bloggers

The Incident

Just in case you haven’t already heard, bloggers in Arabia unite today to show solidarity to a fellow blogger — Mark Makhoul — and his plight in an epic turn of events in …

Unlocking the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Bid

On August 5, 2010 we announced our win of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Bid digital account. Two hours ago, we were gobsmacked to realise that our little bit had a role to play in …

Unlocking the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Bid

On August 5, 2010 we announced our win of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Bid digital account. Two hours ago, we were gobsmacked to realise that our little bit had a role to play in …

Why I Will Not Switch To Facebook Mail

Two days from now, Facebook is speculated to release its new product – an Email service. A user-base of well over 500 million people is strong reason to believe that Facebook Mail will have a …

Why I Will Not Switch To Facebook Mail

Two days from now, Facebook is speculated to release its new product – an Email service. A user-base of well over 500 million people is strong reason to believe that Facebook Mail will have a …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Xische at the Social Media World ME Conference

Social Media World MENA brings together the region’s leading consumer brands, social networks, and their partners. As consumers open up to new channels, brands across the region are under pressure to develop a social strategy …

Xische at the Social Media World ME Conference

Social Media World MENA brings together the region’s leading consumer brands, social networks, and their partners. As consumers open up to new channels, brands across the region are under pressure to develop a social strategy …

Middle East New Media Trends: PSFK Interviews Danish Farhan

The interview below was originally published on PSFK.com

Not many individuals in the Middle East can speak with as much authority as Dubai’s Danish Farhan, CEO of Xische. Having lived in Dubai for well over …

Middle East New Media Trends: PSFK Interviews Danish Farhan

The interview below was originally published on PSFK.com

Not many individuals in the Middle East can speak with as much authority as Dubai’s Danish Farhan, CEO of Xische. Having lived in Dubai for well over …

The Digital Arena for Qatar 2022 World Cup Bid

After some deliberation, we’re delighted to have won the account for Qatar’s FIFA 2022 World Cup Bid! The team has a stellar vision in mind, and know exactly what they’re looking for impress the Bid …

The Digital Arena for Qatar 2022 World Cup Bid

After some deliberation, we’re delighted to have won the account for Qatar’s FIFA 2022 World Cup Bid! The team has a stellar vision in mind, and know exactly what they’re looking for impress the Bid …

Art Dubai: Weapons of Mass Attraction Talk

Art Dubai is the definitive art fair of the Middle East, bringing collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East and South Asia to our bustling city. We’re big fans and routinely take …

Art Dubai: Weapons of Mass Attraction Talk

Art Dubai is the definitive art fair of the Middle East, bringing collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East and South Asia to our bustling city. We’re big fans and routinely take …

CEO Danish Farhan talks social business on TV

Last night, our CEO and founder Danish Farhan appeared on “Inside Business Report” talking about why there can be no experts on social media — given how recent the phenomenon is, rules are still being …

CEO Danish Farhan talks social business on TV

Last night, our CEO and founder Danish Farhan appeared on “Inside Business Report” talking about why there can be no experts on social media — given how recent the phenomenon is, rules are still being …

Internships 2.0 Now Open

We are super excited to launch a completely re-imagined internship initiative here at Xische. Through the course of 2010, Xische Studios (as formerly known) has transformed into a hybrid consulting boutique now called Xische & …

Internships 2.0 Now Open

We are super excited to launch a completely re-imagined internship initiative here at Xische. Through the course of 2010, Xische Studios (as formerly known) has transformed into a hybrid consulting boutique now called Xische & …