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Facebook ambitious plan: Connecting the World

  • 26/01/2016 at 23:14 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Facebook Historical IPOFacebook has already become as one of the most accessed services on the internet, but the vision of its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg does not stop there. In fact, his vision is not limited to the present population of the internet users either. The catch is that Facebook ambitious plan surpasses Facebook itself and aims to improve internet connectivity, where everyone has access to it. The access can even be free if necessary, which was reflected in his ambitious Internet.org initiative.

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Internet.org is now open to developers

  • 04/05/2015 at 23:56 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Facebook Historical IPOMark Zuckerberg, of Facebook, has announced that Internet.org will be opening itself up for developers to design apps. For those who don’t know, Internet.org is a plan to get Internet access to billions more people across the world. There are still billions of people, especially in Africa and Asia, who lack basic Internet access. Internet access can help spread information where there is a lack education, such as helping a mother get advice in Namibia.

For websites on Internet.org, it is important they are basic. Some requirements for participating in development for Internet.org include allowing users to explore the entire Internet, the efficient use of data for use in areas without good connections, and technical specifications that remove JavaScript, SSL/TLS/HTTPS. It is required developers aimed to use as little services and data as can be done, as Internet.org is about connecting people and giving people an opportunity they didn’t have before. Other services to not be used include VoIP, video, file transfer, high-resolution or high volume photos.

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