... "They have to buy a separate, costly data module if they want to
view any other website from their phone. But access to Facebook and
Facebook messenger are completely free."
"We began to use the term “open web” to refer to the ability to publish
and access code and content without restrictions. Granted, the open web
wasn’t for everyone. My first critique of Jonathan Zittrain’s /The
Future of the Internet and How to Stop It/ is that it doesn’t recognize
the important advancements that platforms like Twitter and Facebook made
to increase participation by the majority of Internet users."
"But with Facebook’s announcement of how they plan on bringing the next
three billion Internet users online, I am fearful that the next
generation — the young teenagers that surround me here in Mexico City —
will conflate “the Internet” with Facebook."