In his first major appearance since Facebook’s stunning $16 billion acquisition of mobile messaging company WhatsApp last week, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at the Mobile World Congress on Monday to explain his plan for the company’s future in mobile: “We want to create a dial tone for the Internet.” See also: How Mark Zuckerberg Envisioned Facebook in 2004 Early in the address, Zuckerberg focused his attention on Internet.org , explaining some thought behind why he wants to bring cheap or free Internet to most of the world. “Most people in the world don’t have access to the Internet at all,” said Zuckerberg, dressed in his typically casual t-shirt and jeans. “After Facebook reached its milestone of connecting a billion people, we stepped back and thought, ‘how can we change the rest of world?'” The project will be facilitated by several carrier partners around the globe, but Zuckerberg said he’s still looking to add several more over the next few years. On the project website, the project is described as “a global partnership between technology leaders, nonprofits, local communities and experts who are working together to bring the internet to the two thirds of the world's population that doesn't have… Read full this story
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