About the project
Al Monitor wanted to know what the latest news stories, videos and images in each of the countries of the Middle East were.
We provided Al Monitor with a custom data feed based upon the popularity of these items on Twitter for each of the countries. This allowed people to see what Youtube videos were most popular in Egypt, or the most retweeted images coming out of Turkey.
The amount of tweets coming out of the Middle East has grown significantly over the last year or so. This has provided a unique insight into the pulse of each of these countries.