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Saudi Arabia leads the growth in digital Arabic content
Language Arabic is the fastest growing online grew by 2500%.
Recent statistics revealed that 97% of Internet users in Saudi Arabia prefer to use Arabic language for browsing on digital media and social platforms, making Saudi Arabia the pivot point to the rapid growth in the supply of and demand for digital content.
And Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest growing countries in the use of social media by up to 60% of the total population.
Shows the rapid growth of social media on various platforms and especially on Twitter, where more than half of Saudi Arabia reaps users active in the region.
The Kingdom more than a million users on Twitter last year, which represents a tremendous growth of 128% to 1.9 million active accounts. And focus, these users to 50 million a month to Tweet more than 47% of the total tweets in the Middle East and North Africa. Wetstkhd 90% of the Arabic language tweets, making the Kingdom the largest contributor to the Arabic content on Twitter.
Is YouTube the other high-growth platform in Saudi Arabia, led by an increase in the number of viewers and the production of local content. There are more than 90 million views on YouTube a day from Saudi Arabia, making it the largest consumer content to YouTube for everyone in the world, and half of those views from mobile phones and driven by the proliferation of smart phones in the Kingdom as the first country in the world which has the largest proportion of mobile phone users amounting to 188%.
This resulted in huge demand on the content of YouTube to a boom studios production of video presentations, including very common channels, such as “utern” (U-Turn) and “sober” (Sa7i) and “TV 11″ (Telfaz11), which has developed a list of viewers.
Digital content is one of the main topics to be discussed at the Summit “arabnet Riyadh 2013 ″, is the largest gathering of professionals and entrepreneurs in the digital domain in Saudi Arabia, held on 3 and 4 December next, the second edition of the Summit more than 80 and 800 expert speakers present to discuss Renaissance in digital Arabic content and view recent trends and digital opportunities in Arabic.
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