Today, in the Middle East, rates of increase in the use of the Internet may be greater than anywhere in the world.
Usage ranges from a full 98.6% of the population (in Bahrain), 95.7% (in UAE), and 95% (in Qatar) to a low of 9% (in Iraq) (Internet World Stats ).
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.
About 20 minority languages are also spoken in the Middle East.
In a few minutes strolling through the bazaars, one can sometimes brush up against people who would look at home in Biblical to Futuristic times.
Social media are the online technologies and practices that people use to share content, opinions, insights, experiences, perspectives, and media themselves.Finally, we will focus on the impact of such media on men’s and women’s relationships—including cross-gender friendships, romantic relationships, and sexual relationships..One aim of this paper is to point out how popular such sites have become.Men and women are sometimes forbidden even to meet before marriage.Certainly they are not expected to have casual chats with people of the opposite sex (Abu-Lughod ).