SHARJAH, 14th April, 2022 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, attended, on Wednesday, the first session of the eleventh edition of the Ramadan Majlis at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, organised by the Sharjah Press Club, a division of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau.
A number of content creators on the YouTube platform spoke during the session entitled, “YouTube and the Equation of Entertainment and Influence.” Speakers included Mohammed Al Nahit from Saudi Arabia, Ahmed Raafat from Egypt, Basil Al Haj from Jordan, and Mohammed Al Mannai moderated the session.
The speakers discussed the importance of the content offered on the YouTube platform, describing it as one of the most well-known and main platforms for the public.
In addition to the impact of the diverse content that combines the elements of entertainment and the positive impact that the community seeks and the creator is interested in, speakers discussed how to take advantage of modern social media and the multiple capabilities it offers.
At the beginning of the session, they also discussed their first experiences posting to social media platforms, in general, and the YouTube platform in particular, and this is related to their passion for modern and fast-influencing media, the transfer of new ideas, highlighting talent, and achieving fame. In addition, they spoke of their keenness to provide content that reflects personal interests.
Mohammed Al Nahit talked about the importance of loving the media itself, diligence in presenting integrated information in a comfortable way for the viewer, and seriousness in training and striving to achieve success, which leads to presenting and creating content that works to ensure the desired effect and attract followers.
He pointed to the advantages offered by YouTube, as a platform that has become a wide window for media professionals and creators, providing the opportunity for everyone to present integrated and distinct programmes in modern technologies, which contribute to attracting the attention and follow-up of viewers.
He stressed the importance of benefiting from various experiences, scientific study and proper planning to create content that attracts and inspires the community, which will lead to support from both official institutions and the private sector.