How Hajj 2020 will be performed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian authorities has allowed residents to perform hajj 2020 under Strict Health Measures to make sure the safety of all pilgrims.

According to Saudi Gazette below measures are taken for Hajj 2020

  • Social distancing of pilgrims is enforced, e.g they must keep a safe distance from other pilgrims.
  • A maximum number of 10,000 people may perform Hajj this year
  • All pilgrims will be tested for diseases before they reach the holy sites
  • All hajj workers & volunteers will be tested for diseases before they can serve the hajjis.
  • Only People aged less than 65 years are allowed to perform hajj
  • After Performing the hajj, pilgrims will be asked to self quarantine
  • Health Status of all pilgrims will be checked on daily bases
  • A special hospital will be prepared for emergency situation during hajj

Mobile Apps Leak your personal data

Mobile Apps leak your personal data including device’s unique ID, information about network and software, your location latitude & longitude coordinates, your personal identifiable information like phone number and email address. In a recent post at Zscaler blog it is mentioned that private data of the users of most famous Mobile OS of today’s era like Android and iOS has been leaked via various apps.
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We love to work and live in Saudi Arabia say expats

A recent survey My Yellow Brick Road conducted by The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) reaffirms that migrant professionals residing in Saudi Arabia feel secure, happy and fulfilled in the kingdom due to a wide variety of reasons.

There are 151 people participated aged 30 years in average, in the survey throughout Saudi Arabia. 46 percent think that safety is the key reason of their satisfaction, 44 percent think comfort of friendships is the best reason, while 34.6 percent think comfortable lifestyle in the kingdom is best reason.

Participants said they had collectively achieved several goals, Money savings (54.6 per cent), a better lifestyle (38 per cent), buying a home (37.5 per cent), and paying for education (32 per cent).
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Human Trafficking in Saudi Arabia – News Report

Saudi Gazette has reported that Summary courts in Makkah and Jeddah have charged 24 with human trafficking and they are sentenced to 10 years imprisonment along with 1000 lashes and fine from 20,000 to 100,000 Saudi Riyals. Below is the infographic showing details of the court’s decision.

Court's Decision on Human Trafficking Saudi Arabia
Court’s Decision on Human Trafficking Saudi Arabia

Source: Saudi Gazette

Social Media Engagement of Arab Users During Ramadan Infographic

Social Media Engagement of Arab Users in Ramadan is an infographic created by The Online Project in last year. It shows statistics of social media usage by Arab users during Ramadan. These statistics are collected from various Arab countries including Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE. This infographic tells people engagement with Facebook and Twitter during the holy month of Ramadan.

The results of this research tells that people During Arab World increase usage of Social Media during Ramadan. An increase of 30% in usage of Facebook and an increase of 33% in twitter usage. This research also includes some manual readings of people behavior and the result showed that Facebook Users in Arab World are positive during Ramadan while Arab users at Twitter gets little bit negative. Finally this infographic also gives you some recommendations to Facebook Business Pages and Bussiness Twitter Profiles, how to improve their social media presence during holy month of Ramadan.

How to get benefit from Increased Social Media Engagement of Arab Users

In Ramadan Business pages are required to optimize their content mix with users’s changing interests to stay relevant and build stronger relationships. Timing of Social Media Engagement of Arab Users During Ramadan changes as compared to rest of the year, so Business pages at social media should re-adjust their posting times and align timing with their audience to maximize user engagement. It would be a good time to spend more on marketing during Ramadan because user activity at social media increases during Ramadan and their engagement with other channels decreases.

Arab User Habits in Ramadan Infographic

Feel free to take a look of other infgraphics I posted at my blog. Comparison Of The Kingdom Tower Vs Burj Khalifa Or Corona Virus In Saudi Arabia