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Impoverished countries are left behind the digital trend due to impediments in both hardware and content. The underdevelopment of infrastructure, cost of hardware and software for individuals, and the linguistic barriers – the majority of public knowledge is published in English, which excluded non-English speaking minorities.
Negative: While enhancing communication between different demographics, ICTs sometimes exacerbate the disparity between people with different socioeconomic backgrounds