Interview with Maryam Ibrahim


Maryam Ibrahim is a social media specialist at the Qatar Football Association. In this interview, she discusses the role of social media and its impact on football teams, players and fans. Maryam agrees that social networking sites have democratized the relationship between fans and players, with traditional media no longer acting as gatekeepers. Fans can communicate directly with players, the consequences of which can create a lot of pressure on the team and its performance.