Yesterday, the entire nation (including us) were gloating about how Mark Zuckerberg changed his display picture to our national colors and was supporting the ‘Digital India’ campaign. But a closer look at it, and turns out there’s an ugly truth behind it.
The agenda behind this DP change that Facebook has happily extended to all of us is to alleviate ‘Internet.org’ – a service which will kill internet freedom and hurt small businesses massively. Remember all the net neutrality posts and videos that were going viral, and we all were hand in hand supporting it? By changing your display picture to the tri colour, you have officially voted against Net Neutrality.
Some internet nerds pulled out the source code to identify this :
Now, we don’t get the particulars ourselves, but our tech friends tell us that FB is using the profile picture change to claim our support for Internet.org and sharing this information with the DoT.
Siiigh, so much propaganda. So, are we seeing a massive number of profile changes today again?