Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen all have Facebook communities with more than 50% of users below the age of 25 years old.
The Internet Penteration in the GCC 61%
Twice as many respondents in the Gulf undertake online banking on their phone, compared to the Middle East overall
In the Gulf states, Facebook has 96% penetration among internet users. The proportion of respondents that use YouTube is slightly higher than in other parts of the Middle East, with 71% penetration
A higher proportion of respondents in the GCC (16%) say ratings and reviews regularly influence their decision to buy a product or service.