Facebook announces Free Basics app, mobile website

Monday 28 September 2015 | 10:20 CET | News
Facebook has announced a new name for its Internet.org app and mobile website — Free Basics by Facebook. Facebook says the change will better distinguish the Internet.org initiative from the programs and services it is providing, including Free Basics. According to Chris Daniels, VP of Internet.org, Internet.org is the entire programme, while Free Basic services is "just a portion of Internet.org". Free Basic services is Facebook's initiative with operators, where it "offers a set of services where people can come online for the first time and understand what the internet is all about".

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Companies: Facebook / Google
Countries: World
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