Dubai – The followers of Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai on social media platforms has exceeded 3.7million followers.
This global popularity reflects Shaikh Hamdan’s position as an icon for young Arab leaders that attracts massive attention locally, regionally and internationally; moreover, it reflects Shaikh Hamdan’s enthusiasm to utilize social media as a vehicle of direct and interactive communication with public following the step stones of his father His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
His followers on Instagram exceeded 1.6million followers, on Facebook over 1.1million followers and on Twitter more than a million followers.
Shaikh Hamdan uses the various social media platforms to deliver messages and increase awareness about several issues related to people’s life and the social and humanitarian campaigns inside and outside the UAE.
Shaikh Hamdan inaugurated his official account on Twitter in March 2010, attracting over 235,000 followers in few days. His Facebook official page was also officially launched in the same year and his page on Instagram was launched in March 2012. To extend his communication domain, he posts and tweets in both Arabic and English.