Sheryl Sandberg Facebook Chief Operating Officer had visited India in June this year. Now Facebook founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg to visit India to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to address the first Internet.org summit in India which to be hosted on the 9th and 10th of October in new Delhi. According to research, India has the highest number of Facebook users outside of US. In short India is second biggest market to social networking giant Facebook. During this visit Mark Zuckerberg will meet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other key ministery.
Digital India vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on roll, after the digital India vision announcement Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and then Microsoft’s Satya Nandella visited to India and now Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to visit India.
Mark is coming to India to address first internet.org summit. The internet.org is association of world wide tech industry giants like Opera, Nokia, Samsung, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Ericsson along with Facebook. These all companies are come together with aim to bring the internet to 5 billion people who still without access to it globally. All these companies will be developing lower cost smart phones with high quality and making internet accessible for underserved communites.
For Internet.org India summit experts, officials and industry leaders will come together to discuss and deliver internet for non- english speaking audience. Mark in his meeting with Modi will discuss how the Facebook and Indian Government can play vital role to better execution of Internet.org goals.
India contributes huge number of percentage in Facebook user. According to research Facebook users in India will reach 108.9 by end of the 2014.