Smart phones help drive social media boom in Indonesia

Internet usage, including social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, is expanding from desktops and laptops to web-ready mobile phones. The implications for social movements and democracy could be significant.

By Elisabeth Oktofani for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

July 19, 2012


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Typhoon Haiyan survivors prepare to board Australian and US C-130 aircraft departing storm-ravaged Tacloban on November 18th. [Photo courtesy of US Marines]

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