More Arabs Use Facebook Than Read Newspapers

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The BBC has concluded that based on the numbers presented by Spot On Public Relations about the growth of Facebook use in Arab countries, Facebook now outstrips the total number of newspaper copies in the region. While it has been well established that the newspaper industry is dying, it’s important to note the growing influence of Facebook in other regions around the world.

The numbers are relatively significant: there are >15 million Arab usersand only 14 million newspaper copies in the region which come in Arabic, English, and French, according to the BBC.

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