Did I just find a farmer from rural Africa on Twitter ?

By: Ben White
On: October 12, 2008
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About Ben White
I am a media professional with several years of international experience. I have worked on media projects in Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. I have a particular interest in the rise of internet and mobile tehnologies in emerging markets. This interest is an important part of my master's program at the University of Amsterdam.


I think this might be only the beginning. As we start to understand Twitter and its creative uses we will increasingly see the links and the relevance in parallel to what we see happening with SMS. And like SMS, which only really became useful when the user took control and appropriated the technology, Twitter might very well find its use for the farmer in Cameroon. Read more: Here

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