With internet.org Facebooks strikes at Google and Apple in the quest for global domination. The next fights won’t play out in Europe and the U.S., but in developing nations.
Facebook’s Internet.org wants to streamline the wireless industry, making mobile data available to billions of people. It’s a noble goal, but as Facebook acknowledges, it needs to start with its own notoriously data-hungry apps.
Facebook’s internet.org coalition wants to connect the rest of the world. But can it make transmitting mobile data more efficient or will it merely shift the costs around?
Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is a big draw for television networks — his name assures viewers and that is why these days no one really asks him questions that need answers. CNN’s latest exclusive interview is yet another example.