We suspect that currently most scholars underrate their popularity and ubiquity in this area of the world.A second goal is to provide some ideas as to the impact of the burgeoning social media on the world of tomorrow in the Middle East.But first: what do we encompass in the term “social media”?Social media are the online technologies and practices that people use to share content, opinions, insights, experiences, perspectives, and media themselves. resize=300,195&ssl=1 300w" sizes="(max-width: 530px) 100vw, 530px" data-recalc-dims="1" / It’s time.I said I’d write about it eventually and here it is; forbidden love between a Middle Eastern girl with no English and a bloke from Australia learning Arabic, as well as the important lessons learned from the whole experience. At first there was nothing forbidden about it at all – we met, we did the right thing and approached her father for permission, he gave us the green light, preparations for the engagement ceremony were made – everything was perfect.If this is what you are searching for, you might realize that you and the person you are talking to have a lot of things in common.
If you do not know how to speak their language, you may want to look elsewhere.It should give you some idea of what’s usually expected in Egyptian society if you ever meet the man or woman of your dreams. I went on two ‘dates’ (by that I mean hanging out in populated areas getting to know each other) with this girl at which time she told me that I needed to meet her father and request his permission to continue seeing her.It was either this or we stop seeing each other altogether.In this article, we will discuss what is known about a surprisingly popular phenomenon in the Middle East—the use of social media to communicate.
We will begin with a discussion of what “social media” sites are (sites such as Facebook, Your Middle East, You Tube, Flickr, Muslima.com, chat rooms, and instant messaging) and point out how common they are in the Middle East.Next, we will discuss the reasons why men and women are currently using Internet and social media.