Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be visiting India this month. Zuckerberg will be hosting the company’s next Townhall Q&A in Delhi on Wednesday, October 28 at 12 pm. Facebook CEO made the announcement via his Facebook page and state, “I’m looking forward to hearing directly from one of our most active and engaged communities.”
He also added that, he will be answering the questionnaire which has come across Facebook and also to the live audience at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Mark Zuckerberg will post the live video of the event on the same day itself as well.
Facebook’s free service Internet.org has faced criticism in India, but it appears that the social network hasn’t given up on it yet. It has now decided to re-brand the product to ‘Free Basic of Facebook’. The app as well as web platform offers access to more than 250 services, which are now available in 19 countries across the globe including India. Free Basic users will also get access to 60 new free services.
The CEO will be visiting India for the second time this year. Last year, he had visited a ‘cyber village’ in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. India has the largest Facebook user base outside the US. In June, the company had said 125 million users of its global base of 1.44 billion come from India.