Tagged : Arabic content

09 Apr

5 Hot Tech Stories from the Past Three Months

by شهد دولة

The first quarter of 2014 was full of tech events, with Ellen breaking Twitter with her star studded Oscar Selfie, and the public helping find the lost Malaysian airplane. The three first months of the year also saw some tech developments in the Middle East. So as always, a new issue of the Digital Digest […]

18 Feb

Our Top 10 Social Media Developments In MENA

by Damian Radcliffe

If you’re on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter – and I suspect most Digital Qatar readers are – then it’s easy to forget that actually you’re in a minority. Most other people in the region aren’t on social networks, but they are joining – and engaging – in ever increasing numbers. For example, 36,000 new people […]

22 Oct

ISOC Qatar invites you to attend “iNET Qatar: The Rise of the Arab Information Society”

by Damian Radcliffe

Digital Qatar readers are invited to attend a major international Internet conference being organized by ISOC Qatar in partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC), ictQATAR and Carnegie Mellon Qatar on 27th November 2012.   The event – iNET Qatar: ‘The Rise of the Arab Information Society’ – will explore a number of issues with which Digital Qatar readers will be very familiar. This includes topics such […]

01 Aug

Optimizing Arabic Sites for Search

by Sarah Spendiff

A startling fact is that there are 340m Arabic speakers world-wide, yet less than 2% of the content on the internet is currently in Arabic. E-commerce is booming in the region, but many websites are still targeting users in English. As the amount of Arabic content available on the internet is still relatively limited, it […]