We have released the top 20 twitterati, the Tweet elite, whose feeds attract thousands of followers and whose 140-character spews capture the attention of the rapt who doggedly monitor them. This short-list is exclusive to tweeple residing in the Middle East and North African countries as mentioned in their respective profiles.
This short-list is establish to generate interest and not for final judgement on any of the below twitterati.
The list is comprehensive filtration and engagement to country list found on http://twitter.grader.com and added few key conditions:
1. The Twitterati is not a brand or blog name
2. The Twitterati reveals his full name on Username or Profile Name fields.
3. The Twitterati does not promote racism, extremism, or scam.
4. If two or more Twitterati grades are equal to one another, the number of follower will be re-considered
5. Grader.com uses fraction numbers which we may not see and again this is not an official list
|Rank||Name||Twitter account||Bio on twitter||from|
|01||Roger Byrne||@styletime||Social Media and Design, sharing inspiration, originally from England now in Egypt! Work with the cool Envato crew!||Egypt|
|02||Joi Ito||@joi||excited and at large||Dubai, UAE|
|03||Baher Al Hakim||@drbaher||Dentist turned Web Entrepreneur, Master Chief of CloudAppers, all about web apps and social media. Fascinated by technology, human behavior, and science||Dubai, UAE|
|04||Dina Sabnani||@divine_dee||An old soul with a young heart. Striving to be a light to shine in dark corners. An angel with a crooked halo resting on my horns *sweet smile*||Dubai, UAE|
|05||Stephanie TS.||@missgoogle||An ex-art director & information architect turned experience planner… Digging as deep as possible into web 2.0 to make a statement. Eventually.||Dubai, UAE|
|06||Esperanca||@esperanca||paradoxical contrarian. ex-serial blogger. jaded scribe. bibliophile. chowhound. design-buff. wanderluster. reverie artist. lapsed oniomaniac.||Dubai, UAE|
|07||Mohamed Farouk||@dailytrip||Egyptian Blogger with passion for blogging,and also SEO expert with over two years of experience. Add me and I will add you back.||Egypt|
|08||Wael Abbas||@waelabbas||Journalist and Blogger||Cairo, Egypt|
|09||Dan Stuart||@danstuart||serial online adventurer; head of strategic initiatives at bayt.com; looking for opportunities around every corner||Dubai, UAE|
|10||Alex Griffiths||@ajag||Brit Internet Entrepreneur and Web addict. Interested in Digital Strategy, Social Media, Online PR, Start-ups, Current Affairs, F1 and Financial Markets.||Dubai, UAE|
|11||Ahmed Naguib||@ahmednaguib||I’m an Egyptian Blogger/Designer/Movie addict….who just want to make friends and enjoy life||Cairo, Egypt|
|12||Julie Lindsay||@Julielindsay||Hello! I am Head of IT at Qatar Academy, Doha, moving to BISS next year. Co-founder Flat Classroom Projects. Love Web 2.0 and learning||Qatar|
|13||Jabiz Raisdana||@intrepidteacher||Teacher, learner, proud dad, bleeding heart, music, film addict. I want to share as much as I can with as many people as I can as often as I can.||Qatar|
|14||Omar Abid||@omarabid||I’m a gamer. My game is simple. If I loose I die. So I still the winner.||Tunisia|
|15||Daryl Mather||@consultingpulse||Consultant helping others make more money and be more productive||Dubai, UAE|
|16||Ashraf Ghori||@ashrafghori||Comic Artist / CG FilmMaker, Director for upcoming CG SciFi Film from Dubai, Xero Error. Regular on Facebook and friend to all! http://artist.to/ashrafghori||Dubai, UAE|
|17||binmugahid||@binmugahid||Novelist Yeah Right Economist and programmer. And Yes, Erlang is better. But Objective C makes iPhone Applications.||Sudan|
|18||Moh’d Marwen Meddah||@mmm||Manager, Editor of StartUpArabia, Photographer, Blogger, Entrepreneur and best of all Father.||Dubai, UAE|
|19||Rami Kantari||@ramikantari||Meirc Consultant, Speaker based in Dubai, training courses, executive training, training, management training, sales training,||Dubai, UAE|
|20||Mohamed Nanabhay||@mohamed||Head of New Media, Al Jazeera||Qatar|