Thursday, April 18

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“Facebook is misleading Indians”
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“Facebook is misleading Indians”

Today it has ads around India saying "What net neutrality activists won't tell you". I'm a net neutrality activist and I'm happy to tell you anything you'd like to know. In fact, we're a small group, working unpaid, taking breaks from our regular jobs, and we've always been happy to tell you anything at all you wanted to know. We don't have a business axe to grind, we're not working for Facebook's rivals, and if anything, we've been part of Digital India far, far longer than Facebook has existed. We're open to questioning. Unlike Facebook, who tried to silently slime this thing through last year when it was called Internet.org, and then are spending about Rs. 100 crores on ads - a third of its India revenue? - to try and con us Indians this year again. This is  after we'd worked h...
Mark Zuckerberg Uses Daughter’s Birth to Announce New Charity
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Mark Zuckerberg Uses Daughter’s Birth to Announce New Charity

Wanting to share the news about your new child with the world is understandable. It was no surprise, then, that Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook -- his first baby -- to announce the birth of his daughter, Max. What was unexpected was that the mogul decided to simultaneously announce Max’s arrival and his new charitable endeavor. In an open letter to his baby girl -- which doubled as a 2,238-word press release, with bolded phrases and separated sections for maximum ease when skimming  -- Zuckerberg writes that he wants to “join people across the world to advance human potential and promote equality for all children in the next generation." (more…)
Lobbying for net neutrality, working on open framework: Zuckerberg
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Lobbying for net neutrality, working on open framework: Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his firm is working on an open framework and continues to 'lobby' for net neutrality even as its plan to provide free Internet access to people under Free Basics programme faces criticism. "We do a lot to support (net neutrality) in terms of regulations, we are working on building an open framework..." Zucerkerbg said, while speaking at Townhall at IIT- Delhi. "We lobby for it (net neutrality) across the world but at the same time, we continue to push for access." he added. Facebook's Internet.org platform, which was recently rebranded as Free Basics, has come under fire from Internet activists for violating the principle of net neutrality that is against any priority being accorded to an entity in Internet traffic flow on account of ...
Mark Zuckerberg is coming to IIT Delhi for Facebook Q&A session
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Mark Zuckerberg is coming to IIT Delhi for Facebook Q&A session

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook, is coming to IIT Delhi for Q&A session in India. Mark in his post on Facebook, mentioned IIT Delhi name for Q&A session. Zuckerberg will be visiting India on October 28. However, the complete information of his visit is not confirm yet.     Zuckerberg in his post also mentioned that India is one of the most active communities on Facebook with over 130 million users. He also invited Facebook users to post questions and he will try to answering from India. Facebook will also do a live streaming of this session from IIT Delhi.”