EXPERTS Social media betting could be a game changer 3 years ago Samuel Post Views: 954 Over 3.5billion are online across the globe, Facebook, the largest social media platform in the world, has 2.4 billion users, other social media platforms including Youtube and Whatsapp also have more than one billion users each. These numbers are huge- there are over 7.7 billion people in the world, with 3.5 billion of us online, Africa with the fare share of over 1.2 billion people about 525 million of the African population has internet. This means social media platforms are used by one-in-five people in Africa while one-in-three people in the world, and more than two-thirds of all internet users. Social media has changed the world. The rapid and vast adoption of these technologies is changing how we find partners, how we find interested partners, how we access latest information from media and how we organize to demand for change in our respective society. Although, with the massive audience on social media among young adults, on the average these set of young adults spends 6-7 hours per day, and while on the average the figure show those who are on social media for longer hours have been involved in one form of gambling in the past or an active punters while because the chances are high. For example, it is evident that majority of the top bookmakers has targeted the massive population of people on social media through online pop-up advertisement, i.e. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc. It is now obvious that with these initiatives of BTOBET plan to lunch its social media betting platform in the gaming space could be a game changer to the gaming community. Article by Adeleye Awakan Associate/Editor www.gbc.ng Africa’s digital gaming news portal. For consultant, Bookmaker’s review, Content, thoughtful leadership article Africa gambling industry: feel free to reach me [email protected], Linkedin Adeleye Awakan. About Post Author Samuel I am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. See author's posts SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Facebook, social media Continue Reading Previous Improved technology will increase the growth of igaming marketsNext What influenced African millennials into gambling? More Stories EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA BMM South Africa gets licensed to provide compliance testing services in Tanzania 17 hours ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS WORLD NEWS WhatsApp allows people to sneak out of group chats 17 hours ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA GLI Africa expands service offering 19 hours ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Poor tax policy erodes Kenya’s investor attractiveness – survey 2 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Answers to the iGaming industry’s most pressing questions 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Illegal slots seized, destroyed in raids 3 days ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS NIGERIA SBWA + 2022 Summit this week in Nigeria 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS NIGERIA Money laundering: ECOWAS agency fingers Nigerian casinos 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS KENYA Kenya launches AML probe focusing on betting operations 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS KENYA Digital scams have hit Kenya’s gambling and travel industry 2 weeks ago Samuel EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Slotegrator reviews the worldwide trend of gambling legalization 3 weeks ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS GHANA Betting is destroying Ghana football 3 weeks ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.