NEW DELHI: World’s popular social network Facebook‘s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is in India today attend the two-day long Internet.org summit that aims to make internet access affordable for people who do not have it worldwide.
His visit comes three months after the visit of Sheryl Sandberg to the country (July 2014), an American technology executive and chief operating officer of the facebook in india, which is the second biggest market for Facebook.
During her visit Sandberg met IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and said: “Facebook has a very powerful presence in India, next only to US. There is enormous scope for expansion of Facebook, which is already a very popular social platform in India. There is a need to work together in the field of education, in the field of health and other creative exposures.”
Zuckerberg will be the third high profile person of a US-based tech firm, after Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Jeff Bezos of Amazon, to visit India in the last couple of weeks.