15% of internet users in Arab world give false personal info on social media

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Facebook & Google+ Hold the Highest Percentage of False Personal Data, 2017 | Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government

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Around 15% of internet users in the Arab world said that they provide false personal information on social media.

Facebook, Google+ and other Multi-purpose platforms contain around 40.4% of this false information, followed by Twitter and other Microblogging platforms (16%), then Instagram, Pinterest and other Photosharing platforms (10.8%).

Facebook & Google+ Hold the Highest Percentage of False Personal Data, 2017 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government

MBRSG

Higher Education

Established in 2005 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) is the first research and teaching institution focusing on governance and public policy in the Arab world. MBRSG aims to help future leaders meet public administration challenges across the region and to promote good governance through enhancing the region’s capacity for effective public policy.
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