59% of Emirati Twitter users are women


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By Noor Nazzal. Special to Gulf News
Published: 21:28 September 9, 2012


Twitter users attending the first Emirati Tweeps Gathering organised by Al Mezmah Centre for Research and Studies with the support of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority.

Dubai: Females lead males by 59 per cent to 41 per cent when it comes to Emiratis using the twitter social network, according to an independent study.

The study, which set out to understand more about the demographic factors and aims of Emirati Twitter users, involved 854 participants.

The study was conducted by Ahmad Al Mansour, an Emirati journalist working with an Arabic daily in Dubai who presented his findings at the first ever Emirati ‘Tweeps gathering’.

The event which was organised by Al Mezmah Centre for Research and Studies with the support of The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority drew around 100 Emiratis to the Dubai Public Library (Al Twar branch) last Thursday. The event provided a platform for Emirati twitter users to meet each other in person for the very first time,


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