Did you know that with more than three million active Twitter users, and a 300 percent year-on-year growth rate, Saudi Arabia ranks number one in the world as the fastest-growing Twitter nation? Moreover, Arabic is the fastest-growing language on Twitter, and 88 percent of the Middle East’s online population uses one or more social networking sites each day.

Indeed, social media usage throughout the Middle East is very much on the rise, with Facebook, Twitter and Google+ all popular in varying degrees through the Gulf region, and LinkedIn has a particularly strong presence in the business-focused UAE.

This infographic from Go-Gulf.com takes a closer look at how social media is being used throughout the Middle East.

(Source: Go-Gulf.com.)