Tagged : arab world

17 Jul

Technologies for a Productive Ramadan

by شهد دولة

Ramadan is a time for compassion, and the spirit of doing good is no doubt very visible during the month. It’s the time of year when Muslims try to do as many charitable deeds as possible, and donate as much as they can. So, what’s a better time than now to share with you some […]

13 May

Stuck in a traffic jam or a road block? There’s a handy app at help

by منى يونس

A friend shared with me recently that she often ends up being late to work, which results in a portion of her monthly salary being deducted. And the cause of this unintentional “late” arrival is simply the inconsistent and unpredictable commute traffic she has to deal with daily. She leaves home at the same time […]

22 Feb

Facebook or Twitter, which social network do Qataris use more?

by شهد دولة

Nearly 45% of Qatar’s entire population visit a social media website at least once every day, according to research by Northwestern University in qatar. On average, people in Qatar spend over 2 hours a day on social media websites, with young people particularly active  spending an average of 4 hours/day on these channels. A few […]

26 Jan

Infographic: Understanding Social Media in the Middle East

by Damian Radcliffe

Last week we published our 2013 round-up of Social Media in the Middle East, in a set of slides which pulled together some of the key data points and developments that we had seen across MENA’s social scene over the past 12 months. But because Digital Qatar readers are busy people, we realize that not everyone will have time to […]

22 Jan

Even Digital Natives Should Verify Sources

by Anirudh Sharma

How often have you jumped on to the Internet to search? Often enough, I am sure. Doubtlessly, the Internet and other communication technologies offer an entertaining and information escape. But, how easy is it to find information that you need and be a hundred percent sure that it’s factual, reliable and absolutely accurate? Not always. […]