The State of the Internet

This is a guest post by Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng. Follow him on Twitter: @Kwabena for more. An important and obvious market trend is the migration and use of mobile and web applications by consumers, especially middle-class mobile users in Ghana. In a country where Internet penetration is still below 30%, it is still interesting to realize how this minority population is familiar with mobile apps released ...

28 May 6:24 PM 0 Read More...

Social Media: New Study Shows How Africa Tweets - 2014

Portland Communications - a fast-growing communications and public affairs consultancy  with offices in New York, London and Nairobi analysed geo-located tweets originating from Africa during the final three months of 2013. This is their 2nd study, which dives deeper into Twitter use on the continent, looking at which cities are the most active, what languages are being used the most and what issues are drivi...

31 Mar 12:38 PM 0 Read More...

Hangout: Facebook's 10th Anniversary & Social Media in Africa.

Every month, BloggingGhana organizes a Google Hangout to share and discuss on topics very important to bloggers and the online community in Ghana and Africa. For the month of February, 2014 the hangout was on topic: Facebook's 10th Anniversary & How Social Media has affected the African continent. The Hangout hosted by one of BloggingGhana's award-winning blogger - Jemila Abdulai (@jabdulai), author of C...

03 Mar 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

PhotoWalk Meet-up Takes Over Accra's Airport Residential Area

In Ghana today, 57% of users mostly the youths between the ages of 15 - 30 access the Internet on a daily basis via the mobile phones, a recent report by Pew Global states. Twitter and Facebook are the de facto popular social networks amongst the youth but surprisingly; Instagram is gaining more popularity than the two. Most young people will visit Instagram before Facebook and Twitter - this is a known...

20 Feb 7:17 PM 0 Read More...

Ato Ulzen-Appiah as Social Media Week 2014 #55FORWARD Ambassador

#55FORWARD Ghana: Ato Ulzen-Appiah on building a grass-root movement via social media GhanaThink Foundation and Barcamp Ghana's Co-founder: Ato Ulzen-Appiah is selected as the 55FORWARD Ambassador for the Social Media Week 2014 - Lagos, Nigeria from Feb 17 - 21, 2014. According the Social Media Week Lagos portal: Social Media Week Lagos’ 55FORWARD campaign was created as a platform to showcase the techn...

12 Feb 8:03 PM 0 Read More...
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