Yesterday, Sep 28th 2015, Mark Zuckerberg and Prime Minister Modi changed their Facebook profile pictures to show their support to Digital India. Ever since that, From celebrities to common man in India everyone is changing their FB profile picture filled with tri-colors to show their support to Digital India.
But from the past couple of hours there’s been some posts circulating in the facebook and all over the internet that changing your Facebook profile picture to show your support to digital india will indirectly mean that you support internet.org, which will result in accepting that YOU support Net Neutrality.
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Just wait, what is all of this? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please scroll down in your timeline to see posts and articles about Digital India Profile pic and Facebook hidden code for support to Internet.Org.
As per sources, Facebook Claimed that all of this was a misunderstanding.
“There is absolutely no connection between updating your profile picture for digital india and internet.org,” a spokesman from facebook said late on monday night.
“An Engineer mistakenly used the words ‘internet.org profile picture’ as a shorthand name he chose for part of the code, but this product is no way connects to or registers support for internet.org. We are changing the code today to eliminate any confusion.”
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So, clearly there is no connection between updating your Facebook profile picture to support DIGITAL INDIA and Supporting INTERNET.ORG. Now you can Proudly change your picture without any doubts and if you already changed, No need to revert. #DigitalIndia #ProudToBeIndian