Originally featured on the World Economic Forum website. In December 2014 Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) published some of the key findings from a new ground-breaking study […]
Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) has now published a full length report of their 2014 study into how Qatar uses social media. Using a sample size of 1,000 Internet users – 500 Qatar’s and 500 non-Qataris – the study offers a detailed look into consumption, behaviours and concerns.
As newsrooms get to grips with finding and verifying stories shared publicly on social networks, a new set of challenges are beginning to emerge as users prioritise privacy and simplicity. […]
First published by the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. A new study of internet users in Qatar has examined the usage of emerging […]
Cross-post originally featured on the BBC College of Journalism website. Really worth reading – WhatsApp now clear social media leader in Qatar, including for news http://t.co/vn7upQxRqM by @damianradcliffe — Claire […]
69% of Teen mobile Internet users in MENA use WhatsApp each month, compared to 4% in North America, GlobalWebIndex revealed at the start of the year. WhatsApp is Qatar’s leading […]
This is the third extract from my third annual round-up of Social Media in the Middle East. The 2014 review is now available Scribd, SlideShare and Academia.edu. Instagram is the leading generator […]
First published in the January 2014 issue (Pages 14-16) of Qatar Today and still relevant 12 months later.
Here’s a round-up of some of the media coverage that I’ve seen recently for ictQATAR’s new study on social media usage within Qatar. If you’ve spotted any pieces that I […]
Cross-posted from ictQATAR’s Media Center. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Press Release For the first time, the research explores the usage of emerging social media channels and offers an up-to-date […]