Tag Archive: Egypt

South Africa: Rapid Growth in Facebook Users

South Africa is one of the world’s top raising countries in terms of the development of Facebook population. In the last 6 months, South Africa gained 750.000 new users (+ 25 %) and now has more than 3.76 million users in total. In Africa, only Egypt has more users with over 5.6 million, of which […]

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Egyptian calls his daughter ‘Facebook’

After the successful revolution in Egypt which resulted in the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, an Egyptian called his first daughter after the social network Facebook. People were using Twitter and Facebook as an active platform to spread information, mobilise and organize protests and action against suffocation in an undemocratic system in Egypt. As a […]

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