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Muscat City Centre becomes fastest growing Facebook page in Oman

Muscat City Centre, the leading shopping and lifestyle destination in Oman, has created a stir across the digital world by breaking records as the fastest growing Facebook page in the Sultanate. Within one month, fan activity on the Muscat City Centre Facebook page increased by 884%, a milestone acheivement positioning the shopping centre as a new leading presence in the social media arena.  

For the month of July, Muscat City Centre paid tribute to the natural beauty of Oman by creating a Photography Contest on its Facebook page. Fans were invited to share a photo of a mystical spot in Oman for the chance to win a shopping spree worth 500 OMR. Open to residents of Oman only, fans could then invite friends to vote for their entry. The winning photo received close to 3,000 votes.

“Social media is a fast, growing and influential audience in Oman, and Muscat City Centre is on track to become a leader in digital interaction with the customer,” said Ibrahim Al Qassimi, General Manager of Muscat City Centre. “The unequivocal success of our online campaign further establishes Muscat City Centre as Oman’s leading shopping and lifestyle destination – in the real and digital world.”

Visit Muscat City Centre’s Facebook page and while you're there, visit the Irhal.com Facebook page too!

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