Tagged : Social Media

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 […]

18 Feb

Keeping Pace with Changes in Digital Marketing

by Julia Astashkina

  In the digital space, endless end user wishes for the new are served by a never-ending stream of innovations, and it is a good thing, although keeping up with the latest and greatest is sometimes a challenge.  According to a recent survey by Forrester Research and the Business Marketing Association found that 34% of […]

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 […]

22 Jan

Even Digital Natives Should Verify Sources

by Anirudh Sharma

How often have you jumped on to the Internet to search? Often enough, I am sure. Doubtlessly, the Internet and other communication technologies offer an entertaining and information escape. But, how easy is it to find information that you need and be a hundred percent sure that it’s factual, reliable and absolutely accurate? Not always. […]

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 […]