Zuckerberg Announces Project to Connect Refugee Camps to the Internet

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, promoted access to the Internet as “an enabler of human rights” and a “force for peace” on Saturday. He announced that Facebook would help the United Nations to bring Internet connections to refugee camps.

“It’s not all altruism,” Mr. Zuckerberg said later, in an implicit acknowledgment that drawing new users to his service is also good for Facebook’s bottom line. “We all benefit when we are more connected.” He did not say where and how Facebook would work with refugee camps.

Read more at The New York Times.


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