AU MA Social Media

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ADAPTING TO LOW TECH DEVICES WILL ENHANCE THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Posted by nigeriaveritas on July 24, 2012

ADAPTING TO LOW TECH DEVICES WILL ENHANCE THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Over 60% of Nigerians have cell phones but only 2.5% are on Facebook. The likely reasons: limited broad band access, primitive connections and “dumb” phones. Google’s provision of an sms-based mail service will certainly increase e-mail penetration (currently at 25%). Google’s action is a catalyst for social change.

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