#ArabVines: when the Arab World lays aside its clichés with a good laugh
The Observers is a collaborative project that includes both a website and a weekly TV show, all based on amateur content.
Subscribe to the Observers channel on YouTube: http://f24.my/1JYEx1Z Those videos are Vines… the video version of a Tweet - a little video that tells a whole story - in just 6 seconds. The format has been picked up by users in the Arab world. They've created a community they call "Arab Vines". They have their own hashtag (#ArabVines) and publish longer videos on Instagram and YouTube as well. Many of them live in the US and Europe… like our Observer Mahmoud Charaf….a Lebanese-Moroccan who's studying here in Paris. The Observers program brings you the best amateur images from around the world, all verified by France 24 journalists. To see more reports from our Observers – and to become an Observer yourself! – head to our website: www.observers.france24.com/en. The Observers website www.observers.france24.com/en Twitter https://twitter.com/Observers Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.Observers