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Facts, Figures & Statistics – Social Media Usage In The Middle East [INFOGRAPHIC]

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.

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Middle East’s Twitter Revolution In Book Form

As we’ve written before, Twitter’s impact on the Arab world is well-documented, notably in the key role it played in the Arab Spring uprisings.

And new research suggests that Twitter use in the Middle East is very much on the rise.

So it’s unsurprising that a new novel called Kapow! by British author Adam Thirlwell takes a look at social media’s role in the Arab Spring — in book form.

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The State Of Social Media In Saudi Arabia [INFOGRAPHIC]

With more than three million active Twitter users, Saudi Arabia not only leads the Middle East, but, with a 300 percent year-on-year growth rate, actually ranks number one in the world as the fastest-growing Twitter nation.

Indeed, Saudi Arabia grew more than 3,000 percent between 2011 and 2012, and currently accounts for some 50 million tweets per month.

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