• Facebook is shaking up its efforts to connect a billion new users to the internet

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Facebook is shaking up its efforts to connect the so-called "next billion" internet users, especially those in emerging markets.
    All its connectivity projects are being grouped under a single umbrella, Facebook Connectivity, which has a new boss.
    The Silicon Valley company's efforts haven't always gone smoothly.
    There's changes afoot at Facebook's wildly ambitious efforts to connect the so-called "next billion" internet users, who are expected to mostly come from emerging markets.
    On Friday, the social networking firm revealed that it is bringing all its connectivity...
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