All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kuwait’

Google Maps Adds Live Traffic Info To More Countries

Google Maps has expanded its live road traffic feature into three more countries (one city each). These include: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City, Kuwait and Guayaquil, Ecuador. “Now, the maps of these locations are much more useful, as drivers can quickly determine the clearest route to their destinations and reduce the amount of time spent in the car,” writes product …

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Kuwait Prepares to Limit Social Media

Kuwait, which just sentenced a man to seven years in prison for an inflammatory tweet, is gearing up to restrict the use of social media in the country. Sheikh Mohammad al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s Information Minister, last week declared that Kuwait plans to enact new laws which stifle the use of social networks like Twitter to better “safeguard the cohesiveness of …

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Kuwaiti Man’s Tweets Get 7-Year Sentence, $18,000 Fine

If you’re a regular Twitter user, you’ve likely come across some inflammatory if not outright insulting tweets in your time. Some may be legitimate, some may be over the line – you may have even sent some of said tweets. However, depending on your culture, be careful how you use your 140 characters because in some regions of the world …

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