Tagged : @taghreedat

16 Dec

Is Arabizi Weakening Arabic Language?

by Julia Astashkina

It was fun to join YouTube Arabic Tweetup!  last night. This dynamic forum took place at the Qatar National Convention Center, and gathered quite a few active Arabic tweeters who came together to share thoughts and insights on how to grow relevant digital Arabic content. Taghreedat organized the forum in collaboration with Google, YouTube, Twitter, […]

03 Nov

30 recent technology developments you don’t want to miss! It’s our Digital Digest, Volume 4!

by Damian Radcliffe

It has been a couple of months since our last Digital Digest and a lot has happened since then. Stories in this in this edition which may be of particular interest to Digital Qatar readers include: Insights into the Arab Digital Generation Major current – and predicted – mobile trends A look at 3D printing And […]

22 Oct

ISOC Qatar invites you to attend “iNET Qatar: The Rise of the Arab Information Society”

by Damian Radcliffe

Digital Qatar readers are invited to attend a major international Internet conference being organized by ISOC Qatar in partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC), ictQATAR and Carnegie Mellon Qatar on 27th November 2012.   The event – iNET Qatar: ‘The Rise of the Arab Information Society’ – will explore a number of issues with which Digital Qatar readers will be very familiar. This includes topics such […]

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 […]

07 Aug

Growing Digital Content in the Arab World – a Case for Global Collaboration

by Julia Astashkina

The Arabic speaking population today is only 5 percent of the world’s total, but it is the fastest growing language on the Web with an astonishing growth rate of over 2,500 percent over the last decade. In comparison, English has grown at only about 300 percent, Spanish at 800, although Russian is trailing right behind […]