Arabic becoming the language of Facebook

08.07.2011                      06.Tammus, 5771

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Arabic becoming the language of Facebook

It’s expected that within a year, Arabic will overtake English to become the most popular Facebook language in the region.

Since it was launched in 2009, use of the Arabic Facebook interface has skyrocketed to reach some 10 million users today. At the moment, they represent about a third of all Facebook users in the Arab world, but it’s expected that within a year Arabic will overtake English to become the most popular Facebook language in the region. 
Spot On Public Relations, a Middle Eastern publicity agency specializing in on-line social media, found that two times as many people log on to Facebook in the Middle East and North Africa than purchase a daily newspaper….