Social networking in developing regions

@inproceedings{Reda2012SocialNI,
  title={Social networking in developing regions},
  author={Azarias Reda and Sam Shah and Mitul Tiwari and Anita Lillie and Brian D. Noble},
  booktitle={ICTD},
  year={2012}
}
Online social networks have enjoyed significant growth over the past several years. With improvements in mobile and Internet penetration, developing countries are participating in increasing numbers in online communities. This paper provides the first large scale and detailed analysis of social networking usage in developing country contexts. The analysis is based on data from LinkedIn, a professional social network with over 120 million members worldwide. LinkedIn has members from every… CONTINUE READING
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