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Lunch With Sumiko: Viral vlogger behind Nas Daily is uniting the world, one minute at a time

Palestinian-Israeli Nuseir Yassin grew up in the north of Israel, got a scholarship to Harvard and became a software engineer in New York City before leaving the corporate life to travel. He has set a target of posting one video a day for 1,000 days
Palestinian-Israeli Nuseir Yassin grew up in the north of Israel, got a scholarship to Harvard and became a software engineer in New York City before leaving the corporate life to travel. He has set a target of posting one video a day for 1,000 days on his Nas Daily Facebook page.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO.

On his Nas Daily Facebook page which has 7.6m followers, Nuseir Yassin posts videos that celebrate the good in humanity

Nuseir Yassin believes that the world is 99 per cent good and 1 per cent bad.

This is the message he spreads on his Facebook page called Nas Daily. It has 7.6 million followers, making him one of social media's most influential denizens.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 26, 2018, with the headline 'Uniting the world, one minute at a time'. Print Edition | Subscribe