Tagged : Instagram

24 Aug

Shopping via Social Media

by شهد دولة

Clearly, social media plays an essential role in our lives. We post updates about the activities we participate in, interests we have, and important life events like starting a new job or graduating or marriage. Just the other day I was invited to a friend’s engagement party through Facebook. But is shopping among the many […]

19 Aug

Selfie…Self…Cell-ph!

by Wael Yousef

Have you ever thought about selfie and selfieing? What does it really mean to take a selfie? Is it old? New? Old-new? Does it reflect narcissism? Loneliness? Self-esteem? Reflects nothing at all? Is it a big deal? Is it a harmless fun or dangerous obsession? Is it really worth the noise? I will be brainstorming […]

10 Jul

10 Tech Developments in the Middle East

by شهد دولة

As always, the digital realm in the Middle East continues to grow rapidly, and in the last three months, a lot has happened. For the full picture, take a look at the latest edition of the Digital Digest, or continue reading this blog for some snippets.

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 […]