Facebook Wants to Build 11,000 Drones to Bring Internet to Africa

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Check out this atmospheric satellite a.k.a. FACEBOOK DRONE. (Screengrab: YouTube) Check out this atmospheric satellite a.k.a. FACEBOOK DRONE. (Screengrab: YouTube)

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope — it’s a Facebook drone.

The social media site reportedly wants to use drones to bring Internet connection to the two thirds of the world that still lack connectivity, starting with parts of Africa. The initiative is part of the internet.org project, which Facebook backs.

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