Usage Of Social Media In The Middle East – An Infographic

Did you know that approximately 40.2 percent of the total Middle East population has access to the internet and that 3.7 percent of internet users worldwide come from the region; now this is a significant number.

In the Middle East, 88 percent of the population who use the internet use social networking sites every day.

According to this infographic by Go-Gulf, there is an estimated 58 million users of Facebook in the Middle East. This is the biggest number of users of any social network in the region as only 6.5 million and 5.8 million are estimated to be using Twitter and LinkedIn respectively.

48% people communicate in English followed by 45% in Arabic.


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