An "internet for the poor," as some critics have called it, is still far more beneficial than no internet at all.
An open letter to Zuckerberg from 67 global groups points out how Internet.org violates net neutrality, freedom of expression, equality of opportunity, privacy, and security.
Internet.org presents itself as an altruistic effort to get more people connected. But its telco partner isn't shy about its hopes to use the app for profit.
959,600 emails have gone to the India’s telecoms regulator through a single website to stop telcos from controlling the internet. It’s a nationwide battle over net neutrality.
Internet.org just launched in Indonesia. The app makes access to certain services free, but which? And will it soon be met with criticism, like in India?
“Eliminating programs that bring more people online won’t increase social inclusion or close the digital divide. It will only deprive all of us of the ideas and contributions of the two thirds of the ...
Internet.org is a somewhat elusive initiative launched by Facebook, aimed to give more people in developing nations access to the internet.
Pakistan, with its 162-million-strong unconnected population - making it the world's fourth largest - is the perfect testing ground for founder Hassan Baig.
The app provides mobile phone users free access to basic internet services related to education, health, employment, communication, and information and news.
69 percent of Indians have no clue how the internet can help them, a Facebook survey found. Local language content is vital to bridge this gap, says Zuckerberg.
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stated that the number of people in the Philippines using mobile web connections has doubled since Facebook’s partners...