He further wrote: "Connectivity isn't an end in itself. It’s what people do with it that matters -- like raising a healthy family."

He cited the example of Asif Mujhawar, a soybean farmer from rural Maharashtra.

Mujhawar has two daughters and says he makes better parenting decisions by accessing expert advice through the BabyCenter app for free through Internet.org, Zuckerberg wrote.

"We hope the improvements we've made today help even more people get connected -- so that our whole global community can benefit together," he said.