Digital divide and its impact on social capital

1.2 Acoording to the IIE student Manual (2016) “Social capital is about specific benefits that are achieved from use of social media (social networks)”. The manual goes on to say “Given the value of online collaboration , it is obvious that the digital divide would impact on people’s ability to leverage their social capital, thereby impeding their ability to access data, information and knowledge that may enhance their ability to further themselves socially, economically and professionally.

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