Facebook’s Free Internet Programs Charged Users Millions of Dollars
Listen now
To grow its user base in developing countries, Facebook offered free internet access. But internal company documents show users were charged fees by cellular providers that collectively added up to millions of dollars a month. WSJ reporter Justin Scheck joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how users ended up being charged and what it says about the challenges of growing in poorer countries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
More Episodes
Cryptocurrency values have been plummeting recently, raising questions about investors’ safety and regulations. At The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival, WSJ crypto editor Jenna Telesca spoke with Binance.US CEO Brian Shroder about how the crypto exchange is tackling these...
Published 05/20/22
Published 05/19/22
Augmented-reality headsets are already being used in some workplaces. What will it take for them to be more widely adopted? At The Wall Street Journal's Future of Everything Festival, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern spoke with senior executives from Magic Leap, a company pushing to...
Published 05/19/22