Newsbyte.org is a news aggregator portal for Facebook’s Internet.org initiative, which brings together technology leaders, nonprofits and local communities to connect the two thirds of the world with slow internet access.
Newsbyte’s services are aimed at countries across the developing world. Users select a country and a list of headlines tailored for that location appear in both the native language and English. Anyone who visits the site will clearly see it is designed for slow Internet with minimal bells and whistles: It’s basic, essential and free.
Internet.org will market the product in developing countries across the world and work to build a readership.By partnering with internet.org, we at newsbyte are now able to give news for the underserved 4 billion people worldwide with slow internet access.