The difference social media in the developing world will make

Social media in the developing world

Social media is the biggest thing to hit the world in the recent past. With the advent of smartphones and smart digital appliances, social media has managed to grow exponentially throughout the world. The big brands in this realm such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and WhatsApp are being used for virtually everything from business to politics. The developed world seems to have fully embraced social media considering they have developed the right infrastructure but what about social media in the developing world? Surprisingly social media in the developing world has caught on quite fast, and on some online platforms, some developing countries are quite a force to reckon with for example on Twitter, Kenyans on Twitter are very vocal and will always raise issues that touch on their country. Minus just straight out vocalising the social media platform is Making Africa a better place by helping in putting pressure on governments to tow the line, by bringing people together in times of need and even saving lives for example if someone needs a rare blood transfusion and its put up on social media.

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