Innovative mobile research in developing countries
Research is about people. To better understand them, we can look and listen: watch how they behave in a shop, analyze what they are saying on Twitter, read what they write on their blogs and newspapers. Or we can communicate and interact directly with people, by discussing face to face, by sending a questionnaire by mail, or by using a device as an intermediary such as a telephone, a computer, or a mobile.
Online research has grown significantly in the past 10 years. Apart from the technological and economical advantages, there...