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  • Geography, language dictate social media and popular website usage, study finds

    Researchers Margaret Yee Man Ng and Harsh Taneja

    In a new study, College of Media professors Margaret Yee Man Ng and Harsh Taneja show that many of the same social media platforms and websites are popular around the world, but how people use them remains vastly different based on their languages and geography.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Harsh Taneja, email

    To reach Margaret Yee Man Ng, email

    The paper “Web use remains highly regional even in the age of global platform monopolies” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0278594