Six years after the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East, the region continues to feel ramifications from this turbulent period. Here are five key trends that journalists and news organizations working in the region need to consider.
Dr Sarah Vieweg is a social scientist and experience researcher at Facebook. Her research lies at the intersection of human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, and computer-supported cooperative work. She researches how […]
Where Twitter once held sway, Facebook video, visual platforms like Instagram and Snapchat, and — amid privacy concerns — closed networks like WhatsApp are now the social media of choice in the complex Middle […]
The continued rise of visually orientated social networks, the dominance of Middle East social media by Facebook and the wider Facebook family, and continued tensions between telecoms providers and services […]
Last night at QITCOM 2014 I launched the key findings of a major new study into the attitudes and behaviors of Internet users in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). […]