68 Percent of Saudi Girls Drop Last Name on Facebook

This was written by Iman al Khaddaf and originally appeared in Asharq Alawsat.Are you on Facebook under your real name? This is the question that continues to haunt a large number of Saudi Arabian women, despite the fact that internet social networking sites rely primarily on factual personal information. However, a recent study carried out in Saudi Arabia shows that 68% of Saudi girls prefer to withhold their family name due to the sensitivity of this information, in comparison to just 32% of … [Read more...]