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The WhatsApp-Response

How WhatsApp became the most popular app in the refugee response.

SMS Platforms Compared

Comprehensive comparison of nine SMS systems for humanitarian programs.

Ebola: A Big Data Disaster?

Is the use of mobile phone data legal and useful in

How to find relevant Twitter followers

Four tools to help you find people worth connecting with.

Between Hype and Frustration: Social Media in Emergencies

A practical approach to social media in emergencies.

Mobile, internet and social media use in 232 countries

Digital media stats from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Use Twitter if you plan a revolution, Facebook to improve farming

World Bank paper on the impact of social media in development.

Technology without capacity pretty useless, study finds

Technology cannot solve fundamental communication issues.

Starting 2016 with a laugh: #HumanitarianStarWars and #DevelopmentDictionary

This year will be plenty serious. Let's start it on a