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A revolution of sorts…

3 October 2012

In 2000 only 8 million Latin Americans were active online. Today that number has ballooned to 129 million regular users…

Shannon K. O’Neil, “Latin America’s Growing Social Network” (Latin American Moment)

A fairly short article, but quite an eye-opener on the political impact social networking is having all through the Americas. Fun factoid… Barack Obama, as you’d expect, is the head of state with the most twitter followers. Number two is… Hugo Chavez, the guy who once called microblogging, “un instrumento de terrorismo“.

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