This series covers Google Trends 2011 for UAE,
Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Oman and . Lebanon
Google has once again released its annual Zeitgeist report, showing the fastest rising searches for countries all over the world.
Saudi Arabia and were covered as part of the MENA region. I have used Google Trends to do the analysis of other countries in the Egypt Middle East.
Part 1 covers - UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman.
The country has the highest Internet Penetration rate of 69 % (via - according to internetworldstats.com) in
Middle East. Most of the search terms are in English. After ‘ ’, ‘Facebook’ remains the most search term. In the rising searches, ‘Al Jazeera’ and ‘Dubizzle’ are amongst the top 5 searched terms. Dubai
Cricket and related websites like ‘cricinfo’ are amongst the top emerging searches, giving credit to the world cup held this year.
Oman – The country has an internet penetration rate of 48.4%. Facebook and Youtube are popular searches in the country. Al Sablah seems to be popular community forum in Oman, which appear in the existing and rising search trends. Hotmail is also among the rising searches in the country. Elakiri Community is another forum listed in the rising searches.