How Social Media is Affecting the Arab World [Infographic]


  • Social media is a force for empowering entrepreneurs through branding and marketing, say 86% of those polled in a study by the Dubai School of Government (DSG).
  • 84% said students would benefit from social media to develop entrepreneurial skills.
  • 81% agree that having national social media policies would facilitate better use of social media in the workplace.
  • Social media can help youth enter the workforce through job matching (70%), and up-skilling (84%).
  • Social media influences the workplace by triggering more customer satisfaction (85%), increasing trust between co-workers (78%), and boosting intra-agency collaboration.

 Social Media in the Arab World