With close to 6 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide, two thirds of the world’s population now has access to mobile phones. The ubiquity and widespread use of mobile technology presents a unique opportunity for civil society organizations and communities by increasing access to information for and interaction with people in countries around the world.

It’s worth taking two minutes to read MobileActive’s year in review. While it’s written as a statement of purpose and raison d’etre (important for an org so dependent on foundation grants), it’s also a good summary of the state of mobile activism: How SMS and smartphones are used for organizing and activism around the world. 

Read it.


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