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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg arrived New Delhi

Oct 9, 2014 16:29 IST

Founder of social site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg arrived in New Delhi on a two day visit from 9 October to 10 October 2014. His aim behind the visit is to take help of India in connecting people of the world.

Mark Zuckerberg

During his visit, one of his big engagements is his meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi as a person is a supporter of social media as he thinks that it is a mean to reach out to people.

In terms of users, India is the second-largest market of social network outside the US but one that generates little revenue.

On the first day of his visit, he addressed Internet.org summit where he presented different social and economic roadblocks on the way of connectivity, which is right of every person. He said that social roadblocks are greater than the economic roadblocks. In the summit, he also claimed that connectivity allows people to perform unbelievable works.

Zuckerberg said that even in developed countries, about 25 percent women are not connected with social media as compared to men. Whereas, in context of India about 69 percent people are not connected with the social network and as they don’t know that they can connect with the world through internet.

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