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Riyaad Minty

Istanbul | Jo'burg
Social Media Director — Al Jazeera
As seen in: Al Jazeera
Covers:  citizen journalism, journalism, international news, media, politics, social media, breaking news, technology

people, technology & media. Building digital @TRTWorld. Founded @AJPlus / Previously @AlJazeera Social Media stuff. Trying to figure out the interwebs.

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Currently leading Al Jazeera‘s Social Media initiatives, managing a 10 person multinational team. As part of the Network’s New Media team, I ensure that Al Jazeera has a presence and is part of the conversations held across Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. I’m responsible for d...

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@Riy — 17,605 followers, 10,875 tweets

Aug 20, 2017

@ZubairHabib not sure man, seems like something @mohamed or @moeed could pull off

Aug 14, 2017

@YusufOmarSA someone needs to lead with something other than trumps tweets.

Aug 14, 2017

really impressed by what our team has been able to achieve in such a short space of time. Ship early, ship often.

Aug 14, 2017

launch apps on Apple TV and Opera TV (others soon). Get audio products shipped on Amazon Echo/Google Home. And pass our first 100m views.

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