Tagged : egypt

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 […]

16 Aug

Digital Digest, Volume 3 – 22 new stories and developments you won’t want to miss!

by Damian Radcliffe

Another month, another Digital Digest.   Before we all break for Eid, here’s a chance to get up to date with the latest developments from the Middle East, as well as wider global trends and ideas which may be of interest to our region. As always, please feel free to share these slides. You can […]

26 Jul

4th Arab Social Media Report:10 key points for Qatar

by Damian Radcliffe

Last week the Dubai School of Government published a raft of interesting data about social media usage in our region. In addition to Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn is included for the first time. In this post I have summarized ten key data points relating to Qatar. These stats show how Facebook continues to dominate social media usage […]

30 Jan

Al Jazeera Makes Photos and Footage from Egypt Available Under Creative Commons

by Brian Wesolowski

Like so many people here in Qatar, I was glued to the Internet and television over the weekend watching the events unfold across Egypt. At times, information coming out seemed very sporadic. Updates were sparse, especially when it appeared as though Internet was cut in places and, of course, social media sites were blocked. Resourceful […]