Ms Abdullah questioned women aged between 17 and 24 years of age, according to a report in .She found that the reasons for the use of social media included sourcing information and socialising with friends.Research by Hanan Abdullah for her master’s degree at the University of Wollongong in Dubai found that 99 per cent of Emirati teenage girls had an email account, compared with 97 per cent of Emirati adult women.
On Twitter, Zaynab usually tweets about her “love of books and funny jokes”, or anything that interests people.
She also uses Instagram to post pictures about her daily life.
Zaynab Al Attas, 14, has accounts in on seven social-media applications, which she constantly checks for “new updates or anything interesting”.“What attracts me to social media is the different type of pictures people post and what people tweet about because to me it shows what they think about the most.
I think it’s nice to know different people instead of dealing with the same people regularly,” she said.
The study also found most teenagers used You Tube for educational purposes.Emirati teenage girls backed the findings, saying they were avid users of social media to communicate with each other.