Friday, June 29, 2012

Facebook markets to the Arab world, Insha’Allah

If the Muslims get an Insha’Allah button, then the Jews should get an Oy vey button.


Facebook markets to the Arab world, Insha’Allah

Natalie Garland | 28 June 2012

CAIRO: Arabic-speaking Facebook users want the social networking website to add an “Insha’Allah” button to the platform for the Middle East. And Facebook seems ready to make the move to boost its regional presence.

According to Immanuel Simonsen from Multilingual Search, “Facebook has identified a strong wish from Arabic natives to include an “Insha’Allah” (Arabic term meaning “God Willing” that indicates hope for an aforementioned event to occur in the future) button for Facebook events.”

While Facebook may not be the most popular social media network in the Arab world, this addition “looks to be the first new localized feature for the Arabic market.”

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