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Weekly social media news from the Middle East
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How many electronic devices do you own? Each UAE adult has 4

How many electronic devices do you own? Each UAE adult has 4 | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Social media connectivity tops five hours daily WhatsApp is emerging as most favoured chat platform
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Arab Social Media Award to be presented on February 23

Arab Social Media Award to be presented on February 23 | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
The award, which is the first of its kind in the region, recognises the most important social media initiatives in the Arab world.
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Digital Media Forum 2015 comes to Jeddah for the first time

Digital Media Forum 2015 comes to Jeddah for the first time | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
 For the first time Jeddah has been chosen as the venue for the fifth Digital Media Forum, which will be held January 21-22, 2015 at the Park Hyatt Jeddah.
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10 new insights into mobile in the Middle East

10 new insights into mobile in the Middle East | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Summary:The Middle East and North Africa had only 19 million total mobile connections in 2002, but over the past decade the market has grown dramatically. Here's a snapshot of where the market's at...
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Changes we need on social media in 2015

Changes we need on social media in 2015 | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
As we are coming closer to the end of 2014, I thought of writing about stuff that I do not want to see on social media platforms next year.
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How Qatar uses WhatsApp, Snapchat and other social media

Insights from a new study into how people in Qatar use social media. Produced by ictQATAR's Rassed team the research looks not just what social media people in…
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How is Arabic SEO Different from English SEO?

How is Arabic SEO Different from English SEO? | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
During the last 3 years, I started to see agencies providing new services such as “Arabic…
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Low social media engagement with government bodies

Low social media engagement with government bodies | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Survey finds that only 8 of respondents give feedback or evaluations on government social media pages
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Social media pushing successful advertising for UAEMedia

Social media pushing successful advertising for UAEMedia | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Social media giant Facebook is now driving online video as a form of storytelling, and also helping businesses improve brand favourability through targeted marketing campaigns, a senior company executive said.
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92% UAE car buyers don’t know which brand they want

92% UAE car buyers don’t know which brand they want | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Google study shows 97 per cent of all auto buyers go online to gather information, and 70 per cent of those with initial brand favorites change their mind.
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Anti-bullying campaigns on social media

Anti-bullying campaigns on social media | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
People raise their voice against bullying on different social media channels
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Arab online shopping market value estimated at more than $1 billion | Economy | Saudi Gazette

Arab online shopping market value estimated at more than $1 billion | Economy | Saudi Gazette | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
The tone of truth and moderation
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W Doha launches onto Snapchat in social media push | HotelierMiddleEast.com

W Doha launches onto Snapchat in social media push | HotelierMiddleEast.com | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Lifestyle hotel using platform to send updates on latest happenings, offers and competitions
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US social media firm sees big prospects in region

US social media firm sees big prospects in region | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
US-based Lithium Technologies, a leader in connecting brands with their customers on social platforms, announced that several new customers in the Middle East are set to launch Lithium solutions.
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Is E-Commerce The Best Bet For Middle East Start-Ups?

Is E-Commerce The Best Bet For Middle East Start-Ups? | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Although opportunities are abound, many entrepreneurs underestimate the challenges of starting up online.
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Infographic statistics on social media ad spending

Infographic statistics on social media ad spending | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Social media ad spending is on the rise globally, in the U.S alone social media advertising revenue is estimated to rise by over 194%, climbing to an all high of $15 billion by 2018. Thanks to Inve...
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Social media campaign calls on UAE residents

Social media campaign calls on UAE residents | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
The campaign organisers are inviting young people to post 15-second videos on the topic on Instagram, featuring inspirational messages and advice on how to use less resources.
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UAE Space Agency launches social media platforms on National Day

UAE Space Agency launches social media platforms on National Day | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
To update public on UAE's space exploration programmes
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Taking ownership of social media content

Taking ownership of social media content | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
There is ample space for pure public relations to hold its own within the digital realm
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Saudi Arabia Goes After Its Twitter Critics Using Anti-Cybercrime Law

Saudi Arabia Goes After Its Twitter Critics Using Anti-Cybercrime Law | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia is cracking down on citizens who criticize the regime on Twitter, by using a vague law to prosecute them. Human Rights Watch reports that three
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Facebook users in UAE has tripled, says new study

Facebook users in UAE has tripled, says new study | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
The number of Facebook users in the UAE has tripled from 1.6 million to five million over the past four years, a new study into social media has revealed. The UAE has a penetration rate of 60 per c...
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Saudi Arabia 'intensifies Twitter crackdown'

Saudi Arabia 'intensifies Twitter crackdown' | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia is using "vague law" to charge citizens for dissenting tweets.
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Digital media to experience rapid growth of seven per cent

Digital media to experience rapid growth of seven per cent | Social MEdia Bytes | Scoop.it
Study foresees shift towards more youth-generated paid mobile and local content
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