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I thought what was necessary to connect everyone was new tech... Instead, it’s all about content and awareness. ~Mark Zuckerberg

Huge thanks to @RickBrooksWSJ @ScottMAustin for editing& @jkrim for believing in this story & sending me to Indonesia
9:25 AM Apr 21 2015

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Source of the Zuckerberg quote in the title of this post is this tweet:

It's from Evelyn Rusli's Wall Street Journal article, "Tech Companies Struggle to Get World on Internet"

Google, Facebook and others are scrambling to reach the roughly two-thirds of the global population still without Web access. But the Internet’s expansion among new users is actually slowing.

Tech Companies Struggle to Get World on Internet WSJ Imgur

The article is behind the WSJ paywall:

I liked the Zuckerberg quote.

Going from 3 billion to 4 billion Internet users is not about technology; it's about content and awareness.

Actually we're at 3.1 billion Internet users now.

"Oh no! Only 300 million people a year are joining the Internet!" ~Marc Andreessen


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