Here are some great examples:
“You’ve got to use the right technology. If we stuck to just email or Facebook we’d be skipping over millions of people who need to be part of this.”
Unlike when the Millenium Development Goals were crafted, mobile phones now provide rapid mass communication for many living in Africa. There were just 16 million mobile phones on the continent in 2000, and now there are more than 650 million.
Social media and technology hold a unique position when it comes to shaping sustainable solutions for the future or our planet. At the core of many of these possibilities for change are mobile phones. There are now 6.2 billion mobile phone subscriptions held by 4.2 billion mobile subscribers around the world â and that number is only increasing. By 2017, Ericsson forecasts 9 billion mobile subscriptions. As mobile continues its rapid run toward global adoption, more people will access the Internet solely through mobile devices. Mobile phones are even replacing paper money, helping to provide a check on authority and improving rural health standards.
Mobile Knowledge Management - access to information and connecting people