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More data on how mobile payments are common in Africa but smartphone ownership remains a luxury
February 26, 2014 ♦ No Comment
More data on how mobile payments are common in Africa but smartphone ownership remains a luxury

Findings of a recent face-to-face survey include how internet use is more common among young Africans, how smartphone ownership remains a luxury, and how nations with a higher GDP per capita have a higher percentage of internet users.

Why Francophone African leaders generally aren’t active on Twitter
September 1, 2013 ♦ No Comment

The other day, Jeune Afrique posted an interesting article on how leaders of West African and Central African nations are less likely to be engaged on Twitter than counterparts in other African regions.

Using Klout to estimate the influence of African online media
May 16, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Using Klout to estimate the influence of African online media

From Klout influencer scores, we can find general trends about how active online media is within a country and in general, how many engaged social media users exist.

National pride on Twitter
April 27, 2013 ♦ No Comment

West Africa, Central Africa, and North Africa are likely to use their country codes as Twitter hashtags as an organizational tool and sign of pride.

A potpourri of African telecom operator Twitter updates
December 16, 2012 ♦ No Comment

African telecom operators are known for their uptempo Twitter accounts.

African tech developments, as told on Storify
November 18, 2012 ♦ No Comment
African tech developments, as told on Storify

At least 15 African tech events have been recapped on the Storify platform since its inception.