Posting an impressive Q3 earnings and impressive strides with over 1.35 billion people recorded using Facebook every month – 864 million daily Facebook users, Zuckerberg says figures shows that Facebook is delivering experiences for the way people want to share and connect and is looking into the future with new goals for the social network.
These are in the areas of developing services – Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Search as independent projects and also the Internet.org.
In a release, facebook announced that starting yesterday 29th October, the Internet.org app will be available to Tigo subscribers in Tanzania. This follows the launch in July to subscribers on the Airtel network in Zambia.
With this launch in Tanzania, Tigo subscribers will have access to accuWeather, BabyCenter & MAMA, BBC News & BBC Swahili, BrighterMonday, The Citizen, Facebook, Facts for Life, Girl Effect, Messenger, Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti, OLX, Shule Direct, SuperSport, Tanzania Today and Wikipedia.
The internet.org app project aims to provide free access to internet services in areas hitherto unreached with internet services with access to health, education, finance, employment, communication and local information and services without data charges.