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6 These social networks are 100% “made in Africa”

If the enthusiasm generated by foreign networks like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn is very powerful, it does not stifle African efforts in the field. The following networks are in Africa and in some countries they cartonnent as well as the classics.

1. Mxit: Social Network # 1

Mxit is an application for communicating. Because of its shape, halfway between Facebook and Whatsapp, Mxit easily pass for a social network. The progress has been impressive since Mxit statistics gathered in 2013 show 50 million users of which 10 million are active members. The platform brings together members from 128 different countries. The advantage is that the application is free and compatible with the following mobile systems: Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windowsphone and requires little cost.

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2. Africanaute, Africa partner

Africanaute.com is a hybrid social network. It was designed by Alain Aka, a young Ivorian living in Paris, with the aim to present a showcase where the professional skills of Africans will be spread. The social network is hybrid because it is both a corporate directory, a platform of opportunities and a news site.

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3. Tchattu for the promotion of African culture and sharing opportunities

Tchattu, is a social network recently created by Yacine Sidibé. This network is intended as a tool for sharing and gathering around a common cause, Africa and its youth. The network is intended to bring together young people in this case Africans eager to share cultural values ​​and promote the continent. To do this, the platform offers personal blogs, forums, a resume database, a project bank, and an E-Library.

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4. Eskimi for lovers …

If Eskimi included in this ranking is due to its destination and not its origin. Indeed, after Mxit, this is one of the most used social networks in Africa, especially in the English-speaking part. It is Lithuanian origin. It aims to bring together kindred spirits, people looking for love. Things are so well done that from the beginning, everyone’s intentions are sorted. The concept is a hit because developers Eskimi took into account African realities (rather difficult access to Internet).This is a social network for mobile and not just any: the most ancient laptops can access them.

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6. Motribe

This is the network in the network. It is designed especially for companies. It is a tool that lets you create your own social network. Motribe belongs recent years Mxit giant.

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