Giving Facebook access without internet connection is termed as 'Internet.org'. Though, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's initiative has triggered controversy of 'net neutrality',  it has been widely accepted and appreciated.

Facebook runs advertising campaigns on television and newspapers advocating Internet.org in India.

Here, we bring some important facts about the technology revolution.        

1. Internet.org is a partnership between Facebook and service providers companies.

2.  Facebook has tied up with mobile manufacturers and service providers such as Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Opera Software, Nokia and Qualcomm.

3. Internet.org is being criticized for violating net neutrality and favoring Facebook's own services .

4. Free access to Facebook was launched on August 20, 2013.

5. Internet.org, with the collaboration of  Airtel, was first launched  in Zambia (Africa).

6. Internet.org provides restricted internet access to Reliance Telecom's subscribers in India.

7. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg asserted 'connectivity is a human right' to support his  initiative.

8. The three major areas that Internet.org will look after are affordability, efficiency and business model.

9. This Facebook initiative provides information regarding basic services that include health, local information, and employment without any extra data charges.

10. Internet.org has been inspired by another project named ‘Open Compute Project’.

11. Internet.org is active in following countries: Zambia, Tanzania,  Kenya, Colombia,  Ghana,  India with Reliance Communications, Philippines, Guatemala, Indonesia, Bangladesh,  Malawi, Pakistan, Senegal, Bolivia and  South Africa.