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New Modes of Communication: Social Networking, Text Messaging, Skype: Egypt
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This entry begins by providing a brief overview of ICT usage in Egypt, including user statistics, digital divide and popular websites. In the main section of the entry, IOL’s counseling service prior to the crisis it underwent in 2010 is elaborated on as this is a service that was in function and in constant development for more than a decade. I…

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Abdel-Fadil, Mona, “New Modes of Communication: Social Networking, Text Messaging, Skype: Egypt”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0696>
First published online: 2011



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