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#Qatar101: Are you tweeting yet?

#Qatar101: Are you tweeting yet?

If you want to rant, rave or simply share your observations of everything about Qatar – people, places or the quirks of living in this country, now is the time, Twitter is the medium and #Qatar101 hashtag to add to each of your tweets on this theme.

This latest social media trend, which was started by Twitter users in Qatar followed the popularity of a similar tweet stream by residents of the UAE, who used the hashtag #UAE101.

The first #Qatar101 tweet today.

The first #Qatar101 tweet today.

#UAE101 was first used in 2011, but a barrage of tweets using this hashtag began today with one UAE resident’s tweet, which turned into a conversation and soon into a major trending topic:

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The tweet that began the #UAE101 trend.

This is not the first such social media trend, Rotation Curation took over Doha’s Twitterati earlier this summer. Read more about Qatar’s Rotation Curation account. You might also be interested in reading more detailed Doha-isms in one of JustHere’s columns, K’Sera.



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