SalamaTech in the Media

Peacetech and the Syrian Conflict: New Report By The British Council

The British Council recently published a new report looking at peacetech initiatives responding to the Syrian crisis. Our own projects – SalamaTech and Be Heard – were featured in the study, which also quoted our Executive Director, Deirdre Collings. The report, entitled “Innovative Peacebuiding in Syria: A Scoping Study of the Strategic...

The threats of Facebook Quizzes – Featured on LCC Magazine

Salamatech's own Basel Mattar was featured on LCC's magazine, Rising for Freedom, where he discussed the digital risks of a relatively new kind of online business strategy being employed by digital companies - online quizzes. Mattar explains that most businesses who provide free online services typically...

Al Araby features SalamaTech’s launch of “Be Heard” online portal

SalamaTech’s own Basel Mattar was featured on Al Araby - an Arab news and current affairs website - to promote the launch of SalamaTech’s latest initiative, the Be Heard e-learning portal. Be Heard is an online portal that provides Syrian civilian actors with step-by-step guidance...

Three tips for writing viral blog posts – Featured on LCC Magazine

Salamatech's own Basel Matter was featured on LCC's magazine, Rising for Freedom, where he provides tips on how to best express ideas through blogging and ensure your posts go viral. Mattar explains, "Blogging is an important tool to express one's ideas, whether they are about public affairs,...

Which communication tools are actually secure? – Featured on LCC Magazine

Salamatech's Basel Mattar was featured on LCC's magazine, Rising for Freedom, where he discussed the type of communication tools Syrians use as well as how they use them. "It is strange to see Syrians using communication channels, that everyone knows are insecure, to exchange sensitive information. Despite...

The key to successful social media campaigns

SalamaTech's very own Dana Hourani was featured on al.souria.net (a popular Syrian news and culture website), and she explains the key to developing successful social media campaigns. Hourani says that social media campaigns that drive change, whether physical or awareness raising can be well worth...

Syrians being traced online, even when outside of Syria

Fares Hammadi and Ibrahim Abdel Qader from Raqqa is being slaughtered silently have been killed by the hands of ISIS in Turkey on October 30, 2015. This is not the first time ISIS has silenced  and killed activists in Turkey.  A suicide bomber was captured close...

Facebook – A virtual world not yet understood

SalamaTech’s Basel Matar was featured again on Rising for Freedom, a local Syrian publication distributed across Syria. Matar explores how since the beginning of the 2011 Syria conflict, Syrians have been using  Facebook as an important channel to communicate and reach out to audiences from across...

Spreading content on Facebook

SalamaTech's very own Basel Matar, was featured on Rising for Freedom, a local Syrian publication distributed across Syria. Matar discusses how social media platforms have replaced traditional media in many ways, one of which is sheer volume. The amount of information that users are bombarded...