We have only few weeks left until the end of 2011, we thought we’d take the chance to round up some of the most exciting and significant developments in the sphere of international social media in 2011.
Over the last six months, Libya became the Facebook’s fastest growing country in terms of percentage increase in national users. The North African country has gone up 588.86% with Facebook users rising to 316,000 in only six months. According to The Guardian, the political events in Libya, Tunisia and Egypt brought about “Twitter revolutions”. Twitter and Facebook were used as a medium avoid the strict censorship of traditional media in the Arab world and to allow the people’s voices to be heard by the rest of the world.