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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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The Majority of Middle Eastern Internet Users Are Listening to Music Online, 2016 | Northwestern University

The majority of Middle East internet users are listening to music online, while only a very few number of them pay to listen to music online. Tunisia as the highest rate of nations who listen to music online and Qatar has the lowest percentage. Egypt has the lowest rate of nations who pay for listening …

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Internet Penetration in the Middle East, 2016 | Northwestern University in Qatar

Internet penetration rose in all six countries surveyed, but it was most dramatically in Egypt and Lebanon (Egypt: 22%in 2013 to 59% in 2016, Lebanon: 58%in 2013 to 84% in 2016). Because the internet penetration in Tunisia stagnated over the past few years, it stills the lowest among countries surveyed (49%) as Media Use in …

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