Free Basics: Facebook’s failure at ‘digital equality’

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From Al Jazeera:

In Africa, internet costs are out of reach for most, thus having the internet at a low cost or partially free to access basic vital information is important. Free Basics – a mobile app created by Facebook – has since its 2015 launch been hailed by the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the “first step towards digital equality” due to its audacious plan to “introduce” millions of people to the internet, many of whom live in developing countries such as Kenya and Ghana.

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/08/free-basics-facebook-failure-digital-equality-170828083453067.html

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