Twitter announced that tweets related to Ramadan, which ended July 5, were viewed more than 10.7 billion times, up from 8.4 billion in Ramadan 2015.
Twitter differently when they introduce it in conjunction with the specific events such as Ramadan or holidays or even sports leagues. According to Kinda Ibrahim (Media Partnerships Director, Middle East), there were more than 7.1 million tweets about television shows and series related to Ramadan during the Holy Month, June 5 through July 5.
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By comparison, the tweets related to Ramadan in the past year has seen 8.4 billion times what shows increased activity and interaction. Designed Twitter an interactive map the number of people who spoke about Ramadan or Eid on Twitter appear within hours of the day and throughout the month.
In addition, many broadcasters across the Middle East will be sharing their content from their Ramadan series on Twitter, including show timings, TV star Q&As and show recaps. Follow these accounts to enjoy using Twitter as your social soundtrack to your favorite TV and radio channels, with more being added every day:
The month of Ramadan last join the new number of top celebrities and public figures in the MENA region to Twitter for the first time to communicate with their loved ones and their fans and inform them of the latest developments in their programs.
Check out how #Ramadan and #Eid was celebrated around the MENA:
الإخوة والأخوات تهنئتي للجميع بشهررمضان المبارك، ونسأل الله أن يتقبل منا ومنكم صالح العمل، ونعلن اليوم عن حملتنا السنوية لشهررمضان المبارك
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) June 5, 2016
Sending my best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr in Canada & around the world!https://t.co/LxEgSZHiGr
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) July 5, 2016
اهو فتحت #تويتر .. حد ليه شوق في حاجة؟
— Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (@Mahmoud) June 1, 2016
"مساء الخير يا حلوين".. أنا وصلت تويتر!#تغريدتي_الأولى pic.twitter.com/xpiGxhxJu9
— Youssra (@Youssra) June 16, 2016
Twitter also released a special emoji to make Twitter more fun for Muslims around the world as they celebrated #Eid. While using the hashtags #EidulFitr and #EidMubarak you will see a mosque appear next to these terms.
We wish you peace and happiness on this joyous occasion of #EidulFitr. #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/aTXHshcmfD
— Twitter Faith (@TwitterFaith) July 6, 2016
Ramadan 2016, for the first time, a new @ramadhan account was launched with eight different partners as, a one-stop account to follow for high quality content around #Ramadan in Indonesia. Indonesians followed and Tweeted to the new account using a series of hashtags to receive daily curated content around food, wisdom and prayer reminder. The @ramadhan Tweets were viewed over 1.7 million times on Twitter in the past month.