Social Media Spotlight: Myanmar & The Digital Frontier

Guest post by Nomfundo Msomi For digital media stakeholders in Myanmar, as well as Burmese society as a whole, the keyword of the decade is change. Ever since the country began its process of liberalization and democratization in 2010, Myanmar has seen massive growth in internet penetration, mobile subscriptions, and social media usage. Further media deregulation is expected in 2016, which will surely open up new business opportunities. Although the country’s total internet penetration is relatively low, Myanmar’s rate of growth is high, and local businesses are shifting their focus…

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