4 things you need to know about Arab Youth and social media

  • Arab Youth may increasingly trust social media as a source for news, but TV remains the most popular news source actually consumed.
  • The annual Arab Youth Study also found that they more likely to use online channels and newspapers – ahead of social media – for general news consumption.
  • Facebook, MENA’s most popular social network, skews youngest in Yemen, Algeria, Palestine, Morocco and Somalia.
  • Facebook users are more likely to be older in Kuwait, UAE and Bahrain.

Youth NewsSources of News, Arab Youth Study

Facebook usage by age

MENA Facebook users older vs younger, Arab Social Media Report

This is an extract from my third annual round-up of Social Media in the Middle East.

You can download a copy of the document here and it also available on Scribd,SlideShareand Academia.edu.

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