Tagged : arabic digital content

25 Feb

MENA Digital Digest: 15 things you need to know from the last 3 months

by Damian Radcliffe

New Year. New start. Our latest quarterly round-up of regional and global tech developments is back with a whole new look and feel. You can see the full presentation below, or read on for some of the key stories. (And do let us know what you think of the new look, by emailing us socialimpact@ict.gov.qa […]

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 […]

02 Jan

40 recent technology developments you don’t want to miss! It’s our Digital Digest, Volume 5!

by Damian Radcliffe

Earlier in the week, as 2012 drew to a close, I found myself sitting down to produce a round up of Internet and Technology news which had caught my attention during the last two months of the year. The findings (below) contain interesting and relevant information on the social impact of the Internet and ICT […]

23 Oct

Qatar Taking Lead to Boost Arabic Content on Wikipedia

by Brian Wesolowski

According to Wikipedia, Portuguese is spoken by about 193 million people, while Arabic is spoken by 452 million people, yet there are around 700,000 articles in Wikipedia in Portuguese and only 150,000 articles in Arabic. What?! A lot of people complain about the shortage of quality Arabic content online, but few stats illustrated that fact […]