SuperSaf

Safwan AhmedMia (born 26 October), better known by his stage name SuperSaf, is a British technology reviewer and Internet personality best known for his technology-based YouTube channel, SuperSaf TV, which has over 1.6 million subscribers and over 310 million total video views.[1]

Safwan AhmedMia
Personal information
BornOctober 26,
NationalityBritish
ResidenceLeicester, UK
OccupationYouTuber, tech blogger
Websitesupersaf.com
YouTube information
Also known asSuperSaf
Channel
Years active2012–present
Subscribers1.6 million
(28 August 2020)
Total views310 million
(28 August 2020)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2014
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2018

Updated: 28 August 2020

YouTube careerEdit

SuperSaf joined YouTube on 21 August 2011[2] but his first video was uploaded on 16 January 2012. His primary focus was DSLR and mirrored cameras but he later moved into reviewing and comparing smartphones and other technology.[3]

He has been regularly featured on the BBC Asian Network, covering tech news and advice.[4][5]

In January 2017, he won the British Muslim Award for Services Creativity & Technology.[6][7][8][9]

In September 2017, he worked with FitBit for the launch of their new Smartwatch the FitBit Ionic.[10] The campaign involved an Unboxing during a Sky Dive and was nominated for the 2018 Webby Awards for the Best Influencer Endorsements category.[11]

In August 2018, he was featured in the BBC series My Asian Alter Ego talking about life as a British Asian.[12]

In September 2019, SuperSaf was featured on number 22 of The Sunday Times UK's Top 100 Influencers List.[13]

Other workEdit

Outside of YouTube, SuperSaf has been involved in numerous charity campaigns, appearing in the Stand Up to Cancer Live Stream in October 2018,[14] being an ambassador for Islamic Relief for their #HonourHer campaign in April 2018 to help put an end to violence against women and girls worldwide[15] and joining volunteers to deliver cakes as part of their #Cakes4Syria Campaign in May 2019.[16][17] In September 2019, SuperSaf was one of the influencers that took part in the Alzheimer's Research UK #ShareTheOrange campaign to raise awareness about dementia.[18][19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "supersaftv YouTube Stats, Channel Statistics - Socialblade.com". socialblade.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "SuperSaf TV". YouTube. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Meet The UK's Biggest Tech YouTuber - SuperSaf | NUBI". NUBI. 10 August 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Tech News with YouTuber SuperSaf, Noreen Khan - BBC Asian Network". BBC. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Supersaf's Top 5 Tips for Tech, Tech Squad, Panjabi Hit Squad - BBC Asian Network". BBC. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  6. ^ "The incredible business leaders of the British Muslim Awards". The Memo. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  7. ^ "DMU's Saf wins national prize at British Muslim Awards". www.dmu.ac.uk. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Muslim Awards Celebrated With A Glamorous Event At Athena". Dluxe Magazine. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Winners are announced at the 5th annual British Muslim Awards 2017 presented by Al Rayan Bank - Latest, National, Press Releases, Top Stories - The Asian Today Online". The Asian Today Online. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  10. ^ "New Fitbit Launched with the Most Heart-racing Unboxing Video Ever - AdWorld.ie". AdWorld.ie. 22 September 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Fitbit Ultimate Unboxing | The Webby Awards". Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  12. ^ "@supersaf on why he can't have a bad day, My Asian Alter Ego - BBC Three". BBC. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  13. ^ Times, The Sunday (8 September 2019). "The Sunday Times Influencer List 2019: meet the UK's top 100". ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  14. ^ "YouTubers Announced for Stand Up to Cancer Live Stream – TenEighty — YouTube News, Features, and Interviews". Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  15. ^ "9 Reasons why we should all #HonourHer". Islamic Relief UK. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Safwan 'SuperSaf' Ahmedmia has his cake and eats it with Islamic Relief UK". Islamic Relief UK. 20 May 2019. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  17. ^ Russell, Rebecca (20 May 2019). "YouTuber SuperSaf hands out cakes to Leicester residents". leicestermercury. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  18. ^ AhmedMia, Safwan (19 September 2019). "#ShareTheOrange". @supersaf. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  19. ^ "Help #ShareTheOrange". Alzheimer's Research UK. Retrieved 1 January 2020.

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