Many U.S. rural towns find economic development challenging, but West Virginia University started a mobile application pilot project that might help these small towns with their path to long-term sustainability. Mobile Main Street, a free open-source community mobile publishing tool developed by WVU students, is helping merchants and other attractions in Tucker County, WV, utilize the power of mobile social media to help fuel local economic growth and increase mobile literacy.
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