Facebook’s Plan to Conquer the World — With Crappy Phones and Bad Networks

Wired: Facebook’s recon team hit the ground in Nigeria in the dead of night, and right away ran into trouble with the law. “What did you bring for me,” demanded the first cop they encountered. “We brought ourselves,” responded Facebook’s Ragavan Srinivasan, an Android program manager, “do you want a hug?” He didn’t; he wanted a small bribe as an entry fee.

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