August 23, 2013
Spreading Literacy, Spreading Internet

On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it, along with a coalition of several mobile technology companies, was launching Internet.org, an organization aiming to dramatically increase Internet access to “the two-thirds of the world who are not yet connected.”
For those familiar with Mark Zuckerberg’s mission for Facebook, this new enterprise is a natural extension of his goal to “make the world more open and connected.”
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

Spreading Literacy, Spreading Internet

On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it, along with a coalition of several mobile technology companies, was launching Internet.org, an organization aiming to dramatically increase Internet access to “the two-thirds of the world who are not yet connected.”

For those familiar with Mark Zuckerberg’s mission for Facebook, this new enterprise is a natural extension of his goal to “make the world more open and connected.”

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

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