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Facebook renames oft-criticized free website Internet.org

Website backed by the social networking giant to expand Internet access globally is renamed Free Basics.

By September 24, 2015


One year later, Internet.org opens to more mobile operators

Any mobile operator can now partner with the Facebook-backed initiative to expand Internet access around the world.

By July 27, 2015


Internet.org opens to all developers after Net neutrality row

Developers hoping to build services for people using Internet.org -- which provides free basic Web services via mobile -- must follow three principles meant to bring more people online.

By May 4, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg muses on Net neutrality, defends Internet.org

In his latest public question-and-answer session, the social networking giant's CEO discusses public policy, Internet expansion and other topics.

By April 14, 2015


Mark Zuckerberg talks Whatsapp, Facebook, and Internet.org (pictures)

Rather than giving any big product announcements, Zuckerberg talked about the recent acquisition of Whatsapp Messenger, Internet.org, and several other topics.

8 Images By February 24, 2014


Zuckerberg's Internet.org aims to bring Web to the world

Coalition of mostly mobile tech companies hopes to connect the 5 billion people in the world who do not yet have Internet access.

By August 20, 2013


How will Facebook find the next billion people?

From virtual-reality goggles to free Internet access, the world's largest social network is finding new ways to expand beyond its billion daily users.

By November 4, 2015


Zuckerberg: We have a 'moral' obligation to connect India to the Internet

Facebook CEO says he wants to ensure India and other developing countries have total access.

By October 28, 2015


Facebook to beam free Internet to Africa

As part of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, the project would provide Internet access to certain areas of Africa that currently can't get online.

By October 5, 2015


Facebook goes slo-o-ow with '2G Tuesdays'

The world's largest social network starts an internal program to show employees what it's like to use Facebook in developing countries.

By October 27, 2015