Google: 85% of individuals in the UAE used the search engine to learn new skills

Google International reported that 85% of individuals in the UAE used the search engine system from (Google) to learn new skills during the past year, while 67% of individuals in the country used the engine's services to search for new job opportunities.

The company indicated during a press conference held today, at its headquarters in Dubai, to announce the details of the “Google Economic Impact” report, which was prepared by the international research agency (Public First), that Google’s products, systems and applications, whether search, maps, translation, and smart phone systems contributed to advancing the activity. The economy in the UAE is estimated at 11.3 billion dirhams during 2021.

She explained that, according to the report's data, 71% of individuals in the UAE used map services to find local businesses, while 39% of businesses recorded an increase in the number of customers who learned about the business through search results on the Internet or through ads on the Internet. Research over the past two years.

She added that the Android software developer system contributes to creating at least 50,000 jobs in the UAE every year.

She noted that the UAE market is witnessing an average of 1.8 million women use the Google search engine every month to search for a new job.

In turn, Anthony Naccache, CEO of Google in the Middle East and North Africa, said, "The report greatly highlights the positive impact of some Google products such as Google Search, Google Maps, YouTube and Android on people's daily lives and businesses. He pointed out that Google has been present in the UAE and has been striving to support the local economy for 13 years, and we are committed to continuing to invest and launch more local programs and partnerships. 

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