Margaret Gould Stewart, Director of Product Design at Facebook, held a presentation at TED 2014 about how Facebook designs their products for more than a billion people. Here are some takeaways:
Twitter has more than 645 million registered users whereof around 115 million are active per month. The link below shows a live tracker of all emoticons used on Twitter. Can you guess which ones are the most popular? Yep, hearts and crying.
This presentation from 2008 by Paul Adams is a good reminder of what designing for emerging markets is about. Chaos. Adaptions. Workarounds.