Tagged : Trends

09 Apr

5 Hot Tech Stories from the Past Three Months

by شهد دولة

The first quarter of 2014 was full of tech events, with Ellen breaking Twitter with her star studded Oscar Selfie, and the public helping find the lost Malaysian airplane. The three first months of the year also saw some tech developments in the Middle East. So as always, a new issue of the Digital Digest […]

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 […]

03 Sep

Race to the Top: Marketing or Communications?

by Julia Astashkina

From time to time I hear heated debates among entrepreneurs and small business owners about what takes prominence in an organization – marketing or communications.  I find that most people use marketing and communications interchangeably. When you throw in Public Relations and graphic design, the plot thickens even further. I’ve seen this happen on every […]

08 Jul

Our 25 top MENA and global ICT stories from Q2 2013

by Damian Radcliffe

The last three months have seen the publication of a number of detailed research reports looking at the ICT experience of users in the Middle East. These include: New data on MENA Internet usage, The publication of the 5th Arab Social Media Report, A report into Arab Media Use which demonstrated how social networks (and […]