Adapting to audience: Corona awareness on TikTok for youth

A few days ago I wrote a post about social media in crises. The post gave examples of how social media can be used by government to share information with affected populations and on how it can be used by affected populations to share information. This post will give one …

Social media in crisis

Social media, such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, have become an important and powerful phenomenon in the recent decade. They facilitate communication and information sharing, and can play an important role in crisis. As Dani mentioned in her post “Globalization, Social Media, and its Impact on International Development” earlier …

Crisis Communications and digital tech in International Development

One very important feature of ICT4D is that it focuses on technology, law, information, data and communications from a lens of how it affects people and communities. Sustainable development requires consistent development efforts and specifically the acquisition of digital technology. If we focus on digital development more, we can acquire …