15 stats about social media in the Middle East that you need to know

July 1, 2014 | Author:
Social Media ME

Social Media is not about Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram or any other social network or platform. Social Media is all about the PEOPLE. We have compiled in the below video, some statistics from various reports* about the state of social media in the Middle East. Here are the most striking ones: – 40.2% of the total [...]

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Categories: Digital Business, Infographics, Middle East Bytes

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Social media conversations around the 2014 World Cup in the MENA region

June 13, 2014 | Author:
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The 2014 World Cup started yesterday and people all around the globe were really excited about it! We have compiled in this infographic the data related to the social media conversations around the World Cup that occurred in the MENA region during the past month, and the results were pretty interesting. A total of 258 [...]

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Categories: Infographics, Inside social4ce, Middle East Bytes, News, Social Media Monitoring

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social4ce launches operations in Dubai

May 26, 2014 | Author:
social4ce bridging the gap between online and offline marketing

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Dubai based operations in partnership with advertising agency Talents Flow. This expansion mainly aims at providing our clients in the GCC with a comprehensive strategy that will help them bridge the gap between online and offline marketing by: – Maintaining a consistent brand across offline and online [...]

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Social MEdia Bytes #10 – Social Media straddling between Traditional and Innovation

January 24, 2014 | Author:

Some international TV channels such as CNN are starting to focus on Arabic Markets by launching an Arabic version of their website in order to follow up with the huge boom of social media in the Middle East. The rapid development of different social media platforms in KSA, as well as the boom of User [...]

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Categories: Middle East Bytes, News, Social Media News

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Social MEdia Bytes #9 – Are businesses in the Middle East adapting to the rapid changes?

January 3, 2014 | Author:

The importance of smartphones, social media platforms as well as applications websites is starting to drive some changes in the way businesses in the Middle East are using these new media.  The rapid changes on how the Arab public is absorbing information, with KSA being the country with the highest Twitter penetration worldwide, are leading [...]

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Social MEdia Bytes #8: Social media increasingly influencing Arab people’s behaviour

December 20, 2013 | Author:
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Internet users base is growing fast in the Arab countries: Most of these users are actively using social media platforms, and some social media services are starting to have a real influence on people’s behavior. Discover more in this week’s latest news on social media in the Middle East! Bahrain forum explores social media innovation. [...]

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Social MEdia Bytes #7- More time on the internet, more social media controls, more online threats

December 12, 2013 | Author:
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Nowadays, people spend time on social media more than watching television. The use of social media is controlled in the Arabic countries in order to protect against pornography or political/social sarcasm. Companies are promoting their role in social media that have a significant function recently. Parents should be aware of the youth use of social [...]

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Social MEdia Bytes #6 – Social Media Usage in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia as the World Top Youtube Nation

May 3, 2013 | Author:
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An important number of studies and reports are starting to emerge around the use of social media in the Middle East ever since the Arab Spring demonstrated the power of sharing real time news. We have been monitoring these changes closely and have gathered some of latest reports and news related to social media in [...]

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Social MEdia Bytes #5 – Facebook Users in Arab World, Twitter Frenzy, Saudi and social media privacy, Business innovation through social media…

April 2, 2013 | Author:
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The social media scene in the Middle East is always on the move. New stats, new studies and reports are showing that people and brands should continuously be looking for a better way to harness the power of social media although there are some restrictions and regulations in some of our countries that can be [...]

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11 Principles for a Successful Social Media Strategy at #SocioNetForum Koweit

March 17, 2013 | Author:
@patrickattallah with @jeffbullas

I had the honor and pleasure to be invited to speak at the 1st Regional Technology & Social Networking Forum, happening on the 17th and 18th March 2013 in Kuwait. It was very interesting to hear from Fady Kassatly, Principal at Booz&Co, who shared with the audience his experience of how governments in the region can benefit [...]

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Categories: Inside social4ce, Middle East Bytes, Social Business, Social Media Marketing

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