Facebook's unconnected masses

With the social network giant hitting 2 billion users, the next challenge is to reach those without online access, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
29th June, 2017
Pic: Getty

Mark Zuckerberg's post was short and sweet today. The Facebook boss announced the social network had passed the 2 billion user mark and then added one key comment that reads like a platitude - but ought to have far more meaning.

“We're making progress connecting the world, and now let's bring the world closer together.”

Those of us in the west can easily forget how unconnected the world at large is. While the internal...

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