Founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim in February 2005 at California, YouTube has become the world’s most popular video-sharing platform. It was later acquired by Google in November 2006. For a detailed report on the giant video sharing site, take a look at the infographics below.
Facebook, was launched in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes while studying at Harvard university. For a detailed report on the social media platform that stands above every other, take a look at the infographics below.
Let us give you a detailed insight into the Facebook user stats for 2016 in Dubai. In our earlier post, we had provided data for Facebook usage in the UAE as a whole. Not surprisingly, the social giant is the social media of choice for approximately 7.5 million users in UAE. And the city of Dubai directly contributes to 54.67% of the UAE Facebook Users. That makes a whopping 4.1 million Facebook Users from Dubai.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offers a unique and remarkably interesting view when observed through the lens of social media. As an open and democratic perspective, social media has revealed aspects of this wealthy and conservative nation that have rarely been seen throughout its long history.
The United Arab Emirates is one of the most developed and wealthiest nations in the Middle East, with impressively high HDI (human development index) figures. Ever since the formation of the complete union in the early 1970s, UAE has been on a path of accelerated growth and development that has withstood the test of time and upheavals in global markets.
The year 2015 has proved to be a time of social media prominence with phenomenal digital growth in UAE and across the world. We have seen mobile devices dominating the digital world in 2014 and this omnipresent instrument is slated to gain further precedence in 2015
WhatsApp, the most popular mobile messaging app in UAE has become more user- friendly. With an avid user base of 63% of UAE’s mobile phone users, the latest feature has certainly been welcomed by users across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.