In 2014, the UAE’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) issued a whitepaper on the ‘dos and don’ts’ via web-based networking media use, including Facebook which right now has 4.8 million clients in the UAE of which 69 percent are male.
The TRA cautions:
Do not post other individuals’ photos or recordings without assent: Don’t post without asking, regardless of whether it’s a companion or a picture taker. It could be break of protection or copyright.
Do not make threads: Posts or remarks that are oppressive or undermining to other individuals can arrive you in court.
Do not post indecent pictures or of liquor: Non-Muslims can drink, however monitor it if pictures are improper. Smashed photographs that irritate Islamic qualities or ethics of the UAE can prompt lawful inconvenience. Try not to post explicit or material that contains nakedness.
Do not label anybody without assent: TRA cautions that labeling without authorization can be a rupture of criticism and protection laws, the two of which can convey powerful fines and even prison time.
Do not affront Islam: The TRA cautions against culpable Islamic ethics and qualities.
Do not talk: People could confront fines of up to Dh1 million in the event that they spread false data.
Do not menace or hassle: Users must not post content which incorporates loathe discourse, impels viciousness or which is undermining or contains realistic or needless brutality.