Unprecedented Turkish Trend: The Facebook Wave

Flag_of_TurkeyForget about Google Wave for a second and take a look at another one.  There is a real prominent Facebook user wave coming from Turkey. An unprecedented Turkish trend in search for “Facebook” keyword shows Google Trends figures and graphs.

Turkey of population 74,000,000 has 1/3 internet population penetration (approximately 24,000,000) according to Internetworldstats; whereby Google Trends shows the following:

  • Turkey is number 1 by country
  • Azmir, Istanbul, and Ankara are the 1st, 2nd, and 4th top cities respectively
  • Turkish is the number 1 search language


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Tarek is the founder and chief researcher at Youngberry, a youth research and marketing firm dedicated to the region. Tarek founded interactiveME.com and previously worked as Manager at Flip Media (Interactive Agency), Bayt.com (Job Site) and Consulting House Qatar (Consulting firm). He is researcher and writer on internet & disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, and youth culture.