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  • Nov 25, 2011
  • 02:13 PM

Twitter study reveals explosion in Arabic 'tweeting'

AFP
The popularity of Twitter has soared in the Arab world over the past year, a study has revealed, reflecting the key role of the social networking site in the "Arab Spring" revolutions. Online Twitter messages, or tweets, in Arabic rocketed from 99,000 a day in October 2010 to over two million last month, social media monitor Semiocast showed in its study into the most popular languages used on the site.

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