‘Zuckerberg Generously Allows World’s Poor to Fuel Facebook Profits’

Ryan Tate on the Internet.org project:

The problem is that this isn’t enough for the company. It {Facebook} has to be solving “one of the greatest challenges of our generation,” with nary a mention of the big financial upside — and there is one, believe me, for Facebook. This is part of a broader pattern in which the company habitually acts like it’s more akin to a charity than a business.

It was hard to stop my eyes from rolling around in their sockets when I heard about the project. I still haven’t taken the time to read the webpage, it doesn’t render without — well — without whatever I have turned off in Safari.

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by Ben Brooks
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Ryan Tate on the Internet.org project: The problem is that this isn’t enough for the company. It {Facebook} has to be solving “one of the greatest challenges of our generation,” with nary a mention of the big financial upside — and there is one, believe me, for Facebook. This is part of a broader pattern […]