The Unused Weapon In Afghanistan? Twitter. | Neon Tommy

Almost half of the Afghan population subscribes to cell phone service, yet those residents caught in a nine-year-long crossfire between Taliban terrorists and Western soldiers don’t seem to have taken advantage of an important four-year-old tool that could act as both weapon and shield.

Ninety-three million Internet users visit Twitter each month, but usage of the micro-blogging service in the Middle East and Africa trails every other region in the world. Though access to the Internet sits at about five percent in countries such as Afghanistan, nearly 8,000,000 Afghans say they use SMS, or texting.

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