Social media is used by millions of people from every part of the world. But here, we will be focusing on the usage of social media, particularly in the Middle East. As we all are strictly locked down in our homes due to the outbreak of a highly contagious disease i.e., Covid-19, all we are doing is work from home and spending hours at social media during our spare time.As per the researches, it has found the 9/10 Arabs spend their time every day on social media. The platforms that are browsed the most include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and WhatsApp. Most of the people get daily news through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram rather than typical news channels on Television.
The use of WhatsApp has also been noticed to increase in the Middle East as the only way to connect to your family and friends is now voice or video calls. WhatsApp serves the best feature of calling in every part of the world hence is used by billions of people globally.
Moreover, the trends on social media are also hooking people to it. With time, the social media activities of Arabs are evolving. Check out the infographic below for a much detailed view on the social media trends and usage by Arabs in the Middle East.
Infographic by: Go-gulf.com