Tagged : wikipedia

18 Feb

Our Top 10 Social Media Developments In MENA

by Damian Radcliffe

If you’re on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter – and I suspect most Digital Qatar readers are – then it’s easy to forget that actually you’re in a minority. Most other people in the region aren’t on social networks, but they are joining – and engaging – in ever increasing numbers. For example, 36,000 new people […]

20 Jun

Introducing Our All New DIGITAL DIGEST

by Damian Radcliffe

The Digital Digest harnesses and analyzes the very latest trends and developments impacting Qatar and the MENA region The use of the Internet and communication technology is growing rapidly, perhaps more so in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region than anywhere else. Alongside this, recent political changes in the region have resulted in […]

23 Oct

Qatar Taking Lead to Boost Arabic Content on Wikipedia

by Brian Wesolowski

According to Wikipedia, Portuguese is spoken by about 193 million people, while Arabic is spoken by 452 million people, yet there are around 700,000 articles in Wikipedia in Portuguese and only 150,000 articles in Arabic. What?! A lot of people complain about the shortage of quality Arabic content online, but few stats illustrated that fact […]