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Al Jazeera YouTube

Audience Honor in YouTube Presence


Al Jazeera Digital Newsroom is managing all social media production & publishing for Al Jazeera Arabic social media outlets, we worked hard this year to keep our audience informed, and updated with world events, our engagement metrics were focusing on interactions and using all tactics to engage with our loyal fans.

We worked very hard throughout 2022 providing timely coverage of the news through live updates and breaking down complex stories on the issues that affect the the Arab audience. Never, as in this momentous year, were we so effective in meeting our objective of and powerfully giving voice for the voiceless.

Strategy and Execution

Our content strategy on Al Jazeera YouTube channel was focused on producing unique digital content optimized for YouTube platform and tailored to covering the stories that matter most to the Arab audiences around the world, we tirelessly focused on creating engaging content and timely coverage of the news in an approachable, mobile-friendly format to our growing audience base.

Our secret ingredient was serving local markets with personalized content to match each market’s needs.

Our Strategy can be summarized into the following actions:


Our 2022 strategy has paid off. Our views soared to more than 2.2 billion Views.

2.2B Views / 111% more than last year 2021

Watch time (hours) 228.2M/ 55% more than Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2021

Subscribers increased by +1.9M


Entrant Company / Organization Name

Al Jazeera Digital Newsroom


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