Tagged : GCC

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 […]

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 […]

20 Jan

Social Media in the Middle East: The Story of 2013

by Damian Radcliffe

One of our most popular presentations from the past 12 months highlighted key social media developments across the Middle East during 2012. As a result, we decided to do the same thing looking back at 2013. You can see the results of these efforts below and what they show is that the local social media […]

18 Jun

e-Commerce, The Instagram Way

by Thamer Al Thani

e-Commerce is still in its infancy in the Gulf. Although thanks to efforts such as government commitment, retailer investment and – most importantly – a young population open to trying new technologies and innovations, this is changing. Barriers like payment security concerns faced by the countries in the region, including Qatar, had been hard to […]

02 Jun

Studying Abroad: A Digital Platform To Help You Settle Down

by Thamer Al Thani

Just like sectors such as tourism, business, health, etc., education too has become a key “industry” to attract international students. The number of educational institutions offering targeted programs just for students from overseas has increased multifold in the last two decades.  Youth from countries like China, India, etc. are especially attracted to well established western […]