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07-Feb-2018 23:46

New research by School of Information professor Jenna Burrell looks under the surface of Internet culture in Ghana, exploring why many of Ghana’s hopes went unrealized and how Ghanaians have responded.

Some of her friends expressed concern that she may be dealing with an online scammer. He told her he was very hurt and sent her photographs which he claimed were photos of himself with his daughter and children in the local community.Some of Jessica's friends showed her material about online scams, so Jessica began to keep details about the relationship to herself.However, when Jessica again mentioned her concerns to Martin, he told her that he "swore by almighty God" that he loved her and the money she sent was being invested in their relationship.For the youth of the West African nation of Ghana, a country on the margins of the global economy, the growth of the Internet in the 1990s was full of promise — the promise of sharing in the prosperity of the information age, and of forging meaningful connections with the rest of the world, politically, economically, and socially.