About SMEX

Founded in 2008, Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that envisions and advances self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Our tactics include media development, research, and advocacy for rights-based Internet policies. Our recent initiatives include the Arab Digital Rights Datasets, an open database of Arab laws affecting free expression, privacy, and other human rights online;, an online library of resources on technology for social change; and the development and delivery of an Arabic-language online course in digital journalism.