Facebook's drop in the Middle East

Northwestern University in Qatar's survey is the only one of its kind in the region and one of the few such efforts in the world.

Business media magazine Fast Company features NU-Q's fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion on its website's "Platform Wars" page.

Below is an excerpt:

"A new survey from Northwestern University in Qatar offers some interesting findings about media consumption habits and patterns in Middle Eastern countries. Ongoing since 2013, the survey has tracked news consumption trends, social media use, how citizens use the internet, and a flurry of other digital topics. This year something stood out: Facebook has dropped in the region, and is plummeting in certain places."

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