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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


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 partners with UN to bring Internet access to refugee camps

The social-networking giant has begun lobbying the United Nations, saying Internet access is a fundamental human right.

By September 26, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


Google to install free Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India

The initiative's goal is to provide Internet access to the nearly 1 billion people in India who aren't online.

By September 27, 2015