Sep 06 2008

eMarketer Predicts 800 Million Mobile Social Networking Users by 2012

by at 5:23 pm

According to a recent report by eMarketer1, the worldwide mobile social networking user base will grow from 147m in 2008 to 803m in 2012 (446%) (see spreadsheet) —

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Sep 05 2008

Will We Ever See the Emergence of a Diverse, Culturally Differentiated Social Web?

by at 4:31 pm

At the Intercultural Communications & Technology blog, where I cross-posted my analysis of social media usage in BRIC countries using Geert Hofstede Cultural Dimensions1, Margarita Rayzberg and Matthew Marco have joined the conversation with some astute observations on whether a diverse, culturally differentiated social web is possible.

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