Facebook Will Use Your Tricolor Profile Pic To Prove Your Support For Internet.org [Source Code]

Mark-Zuckerberg-DigitalIndiaFacebook Will Use Your Tricolor Profile Pic To Prove Your Support For Internet.org [Source Code], Mark Zuckerberg has changed his profile pic – and I won’t.

I got a bit of flak from several Indians who consider it a moment of pride that an American has changed his profile pic to Indian tricolor as support for India’s digitalIndia initiative.

But No.

The hidden agenda is ‘Internet.org’  – the free Internet that will kill Internet freedom and will hurt the startup ecosystem as well.

What Really Happens When You Change Your Profile Pic?

A look at the source code and well, the profile pic is NOT for the support of Digital India, but for Facebook’s Internet.org initiative.

 

Internetorg-Profile

What’s The Big Deal?

In a response to DoT, Facebook just announced that 17 million people have supported the Internet.org service. The company has published all comments received (dropbox link/via) – which was (I believe) mostly collected from itsCAN’T-SAY-NO-POLLS.

Facebook Trying To Prove Indians YES to Internet.org

While you might be updating your profile pic to (look cool) show your support towards Digital India, Facebook is counting it as a support for Internet.org !

So Mr. Narendra Modi, will you please undo the changes damage?

Mr. Modi : Are You Supporting Facebook's 'Digital India'?

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