Controversial Internet.org Is Now Free Basics By Facebook After Major Backlash

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After sustaining heavy criticism that led to several partners pulling out their services, Facebook’s Internet.org app has now been rebranded as Free Basics. Together with the name change, key changes with regard to service eligibility for enlistment on the app were implemented.

Internet.org Explained

Internet.org, a Facebook initiative that materialized through the social network’s partnership with leading technology companies, aims to connect the world and provide Internet to everyone, especially those in regions that lack proper Internet access or have no Web access at all.

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