GlobalWebIndex surveyed over 152,000 internet users in 31 markets and found that two out of the three countries with the highest active Twitter user penetration rates were in the Middle East. In Saudi Arabia, 51% of internet users surveyed were active Twitter users, putting it in first place worldwide. The United Arab Emirates ranked third, with 34% of internet users actively using the social network.
Twitter just announced they’ll be introducing photo filters in an attempt to compete with Instagram. The filters will only be available through Twitter’s mobile applications and should roll out over the next few months, starting with influencers and gradually becoming widely available.