Mark Zuckerberg isn’t happy with a paltry 1.23 billion people using Facebook. No, he needs everyone else to get on board, but residents of developing countries have a difficult time acquiring and affording Internet access. So, he’s going to solve that problem the same way we seem to solve every problem now: drones.
No, the drones aren’t going to manually hand-deliver usb sticks containing data back and forth between remote locations and the rest of the Internet — no matter how amusing that mental image is. The drones that Facebook is planning to put in the sky will be able to fly above secluded regions like satellites and rain glorious Internet down on the people below.
*Also see http://internet.org
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