Youm7 wins ‘Best Reader Engagement’ in Middle East
Omar Khald, Amr Gad, and Kate Rankin accepting the award for Best Reader Engagement for Youm7- Omar Khaled for Youm7
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DUBAI: Youm7 was awarded the title of “Best Reader Engagement” at the first Middle East Digital Media Awards by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.

Youm7 launched its citizen journalism page in May 2015, and now publishes an average of 35 stories a day, and has more than 10 million likes on Facebook, and 4 million followers on Twitter.

Youm7 also received a 3rd place prize for its mobile news application, which also launched in May 2015.

As the winner of Best Reader Engagement, Youm7 will automatically be entered into the global Digital Media Awards, the winners of which will be announced in October.

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