Tag Archives: internet.org

Digital India: From Celebs to Leaders Who Changed Their Facebook Profile Pic to Tricolor

Social media users are wondering why many users including celebrities, leaders and many others are changing their profile picture to a tricolor filter. This all started with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg who has changed his profile picture using a filter to support Digital India, the Indian government’s effort to connect rural communities to the internet. In response Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Net Neutrality: Google vs FaceBook+Microsoft+Airtel?

Imagine the Internet where you are on Facebook, search on Bing.com and get your news from Dainik Bhaskar, India Today, IBNLive and not from Google News opening page. Based on Mozilla Firefox add-on called Zero Internet, will provide free Internet as part of a broad FaceBook strategy to corner Google Search traffic through Internet.Org, where Airtel Zero is the co-habitant. As ...

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After Flipkart, Cleartrip Joins Net Neutrality Bandwagon, Exits FaceBook’s Internet.Org

Following Flipkart example, Cleartrip.com, a travel website has exited from Facebook’s Internet.org saying on second thought it found the non-mentization membership still violated the principle of Net Neutrality. For instance, Internet.org allows only Microsoft’s Bing.com and no other search engines, thus clearly violating the principle of Net Neutrality. But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends it saying it can co-exist with ...

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