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7/31/2014
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Facebook App Brings Free Internet To Zambia

Facebook's Internet.org app will give users in Zambia free access to weather and health information, jobs, Google Search, and more.

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shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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7/31/2014 | 11:53:10 PM
Re: Facebook Messenger
It's nice to see internet / Facebook being considered a basic need of man. The rest of the world needs to learn from this.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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7/31/2014 | 3:36:15 PM
Re: Facebook Messenger
Here's the full list of apps with free access: AccuWeather, Airtel, eZeLibrary, Facebook, Facts for Life, Google, Go Zambia Jobs, KokolikoMAMA (Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action), Messenger, Wikipedia, WRAPP (Women's Rights App)Zambia uReport.
Kristin Burnham
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7/31/2014 | 3:34:18 PM
Re: Facebook Messenger
Yes, Messenger is included in the list of free apps.
H@mmy
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H@mmy,
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7/31/2014 | 3:10:07 PM
Facebook Messenger
It would be interesting to know if the FREE access includes Facebook Messenger app too. Through Facebook messenger app people will be able to easily communicate with their friends and family for free. Will the mobile operators like this ?
H@mmy
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H@mmy,
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7/31/2014 | 3:06:15 PM
Great work
This is inspiring work from Facebook, the internet should be a basic right, as you say, and one day I hope the world achieves this goal, with Facebook's help.Giving Internet access to people, can enable them to learn, create, and pull themselves and their local area out of poverty.
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