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Forget Apps : Web Browsers Are Internet Gatekeepers for the ‘Next Billion’

The people who have come aboard in the past few years are spending their time in something that was overshadowed long ago in developed countries by apps: the mobile web browser.

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The number of internet users world-wide has roughly doubled in the past eight years to around 3.5 billion.

The people who have come aboard in the past few years are spending their time in something that was overshadowed long ago in developed countries by apps: the mobile web browser.

Single-purpose apps like Facebook and Snapchat are the product of markets where monthly data plans and home Wi-Fi are abundant. App stores require email addresses and credit cards, two things many new phone owners just don’t

Source: Web Browsers, Not Apps, Are Internet Gatekeepers for the ‘Next Billion’ – WSJ

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Burma: Facebook blamed for its role in the Rohingya genocide

It took Facebook a year to take concrete measures to rein in the appalling online hate machine that contributed to the systematic of massacre of Rohingyas initiated by Myanmar’s armed forces on 25 August 2017.

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Welcoming Facebook’s announcement that it has finally closed the accounts of senior military officers in Myanmar who had been blamed for the ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the social networking giant to act transparently in future. (more…)

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CNN Travel Facebook Poll lists seven Thai dishes among World’s 50 Best Foods

CNN Travel readers list seven Thai dishes among World’s 50 Best Foods on its Facebook poll. The list is a reformatted and republished version of the original article published in 2011.

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The latest CNN Travel World’s 50 Best Foods list was compiled based on the votes of 35,000 readers via a Facebook poll. The seven Thai dishes in the list are Tom Yum Kung in fourth place, Phat Thai (fifth), Som Tam Papaya Salad (sixth), Massaman Curry (10th), Green Curry (19th), Chicken Fried Rice (24th) and Mu Nam Tok or spicy minced pork salad (36th). (more…)

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Facebook message for struggling publishers : if you’re failing it’s probably your fault

“If you are a publisher who feels like Facebook is not good for your business, you shouldn’t be on Facebook,” company executive Campbell Brown said in February

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It’s been a rocky year in Facebook and publisher relations, if you’re failing it’s probably your fault (more…)

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