Ghana is the first African country to use the Free Google SMS – the latest product of the Internet search giant that allows Gmail users to send text messages to mobile phones at no cost. “These people keeps surprising and you never know what they would come up with next,” a fascinated Gmail user Adjei noted. Continue reading ‘Google Free SMS Lands in Ghana’
Twenty-five years ago today – March 15, 1985 – the first dot-com domain name – Symbolics.com – was registered and appeared on the internet. It ushered in the commercial age of the World Wide Web. Then development was deadly slow and it took over two years for the first 100 sites to go online and by 1995, the number had grown to 18,000. Continue reading ‘Dot-com marks 25th anniversary’
Published February 24, 2009
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Tags: blogs, citizen journalism, economic crunch, financial crisis, ghana, internet, online media, twitter, US
Hardly a day passes without coming across these phrases – Economic Crunch, (Global) Financial Crisis and Economic Recession. Simply put, the world is going through difficult times than it used to be a decade back. The most hit are the automobile and financial institutions. However, the institution – media – that reports on the issue is itself being hit more than expected. Newspapers worldwide are winding up at a time when bad news must sell.
Continue reading ‘Newspapers dying, online media triumphs’