Facebook users in Arab world top 81 million: report

June 30, 2014 5:57 am

According to the sixth edition of the Arab Social Media Report, Jordan ranked fourth in Facebook penetration among Arab states, with males constituting 59% of users, Jordan Times has reported. The report, prepared by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government’s Governance and Innovation Programme, said there are some three million Facebook users in Jordan, 19.5 million in Egypt, eight million in Saudi Arabia, seven million in Algeria, and five million in the UAE. The total number of Facebook users in the Arab world stands at 81.302 million, while the average for Facebook penetration in the region is over 21.5%, the report said.