On Monday, Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) posted a "warning" in English in the Gulf Times and in Arabic in Al Raya, advising people against dealing with outgoing executive general manager and chief human capital officer Sharoq Al Malki.
The findings are part of a regional trend in which users are opting to leave platforms that broadcast posts to wide audiences in favor of direct-messaging services – namely WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat.
Traffic awareness officer Lt. Fahd Mubarak Sherida Al Abdullah said that those who take photos of themselves and use Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp while driving are responsible for 80 percent of major accidents in the country.
The proposed amendment to Law No. 11 of 2004 would punish anyone who “captures or transmits pictures of the deceased or injured in accidents without the consent of their representatives, through devices of any kind.”
In response to the arrest and deportation of an Australian woman in the UAE for publicly shaming a car blocking handicap spots, Qatar’s former justice minister said the chance of a similar incident happening here is “highly unlikely.”
The story platform, which the popular time-restricted photo-sharing app unveiled last June, highlights the best photographs and videos from Snapchat users living in selected cities around the world for 24 hours.