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Women Globally Are More Likely Than Men to Receive Unwanted Calls, 2018 | Truecaller

A recent study conducted by Truecaller revealed that women around the world receive more spam calls than men and also they block 19% more unwanted calls than men. In some countries (e.g. India, Nigeria, Morocco, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Jordan and Ghana) men receive more spam calls than women but women are more likely to take …

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Over 70% of Internet Users in Middle East Use Facebook & WhatsApp in 2017 | Northwestern University in Qatar

Among only the internet users in the Middle East (the 6 countries surveyed), WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube are considered as their most preferred social media platforms with rates of 75%, 71% and 59% respectively although Facebook penetration declined by 11% since 2015. These are followed by Instagram and Snapchat which increased significantly to score 42% and …

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Facebook Reached Its Highest Rate of Usage in Lebanon Among All Arab Nations, 2017 | Northwestern University in Qatar

Arab nationals have a high dependence on social media platforms especially Facebook, as 63% of them are using it in 2017. But Lebanese are the most Arab nationals in using Facebook with a rate of 77%, followed by Jordanians and Emiratis at the same level with a rate of 70%. Facebook usage is high everywhere except …

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Only 14% of Women in MENA Have Ever Purchased a Product Online, 2016 | Ipsos

Although most of the women in MENA have an access to the internet and depend on online sources for information when they decide to buy, there is only a rate of 14% of them have purchased a product online and also they prefer cash on delivery as a payment method. UAE has the highest rate …

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53% of Women in MENA Look for Information About Products Before Purchasing, 2016 | Ipsos

More than half of the women in MENA (53%) are seeking information about products before buying them in order to compare between products and find best deals. Iran has the highest rate of informed women shoppers (66%), followed by UAE (58%), KSA (54%) and then Iraq (49%). For more information, kindly check “10 Things You …

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