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Africa: How Africa Tweets

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Citizen Media, Technology

Young people Tweeting from mobile devices are driving the growth of Twitter in Africa, according to How Africa Tweets [1], new research launched by Portland: “In the first ever attempt to comprehensively map the use of Twitter in Africa, Portland and Tweetminster analysed over 11.5 million geo-located Tweets originating on the continent during the last three months of 2011.”