Exploring the new boundaries of the internet in rural China - EXPeditions

Exploring the new boundaries of the internet in rural China

by Elisa Oreglia
  • Key point 1
    The urge to communicate is very powerful, but the means to communicate that people prefer are very different.
  • Key point 2
    Use of digital technologies that is not based on text has been increasing since the late 2000s, particularly with instant messaging services that support vocal messages and images.
  • Key point 3
    For people who live at the margins of the urban world, the internet offers a new worldview that can both inspire and frustrate.