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.
Today’s social media typically offer several ways for members to connect virtually with one another, including both synchronous (e.g., instant messaging, texting, video chat) and asynchronous (e.g., email) modes of communication.
Our first step was to conduct computer searches of the terms: “social media Middle East” and “social media” paired with the names of all of the individual countries listed in endnote 1.
In modern times the Middle East is a culturally, politically, economically, and religious, and strategically sensitive area.
Social media are the online technologies and practices that people use to share content, opinions, insights, experiences, perspectives, and media themselves.In the Middle East, the relative power of men and women is also very different.There are currently large gender disparities (country by country) in economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, political empowerment, and gender roles between men and women (World Economic Forum Men are the prime users of the Internet and in a most pronounced way, in Middle Eastern dating and chat sites—the topic in which we are most interested in this paper.When all was said and done, we were able to identify a number of papers that assessed people’s attitudes toward computer match making, it’s prevalence, its unique forms in the Middle East, it’s pros and cons, and the impact that it has had and is expected to have on the Middle East.On occasion we wrote to the authors themselves, asking if they had done more work or knew of more work on this topic that had not appeared on our list.