Facebook Isn't the Enemy in Messaging, Zuckerberg Tells Telecoms

  • Sympathetic to Apple on encryption, says backdoors don't work
  • Expresses disappointment with India's Free Basics ruling

Facebook’s Encryption Stance and Will.i.am’s New Tech

The relationship between telecommunications carriers and messaging apps such as Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger is "symbiotic," not hostile, Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told a packed audience at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in a talk that ranged across subjects from providing connectivity to the world’s poor to controversies over encryption.

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