Your Facebook chose the Turkey for the testing of an initiative by a somewhat controversial: on the the Discover. It is an application that allows the user to access the world wide web, free of charge , for quite some time. This service would require the hiring of a plane to mobile (at a charge), if the user has access to video, audio or any other type of content with a large data stream.
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For that, the team has a certain amount of controversy? Because it arouses suspicion about the neutrality of the network. By the year 2016, with a design similar to that of Facebook so-called Free Basics, has been banned in countries such as India, the concern about internet access to favor some online services, including the social network of the company.
The allegations of bias have always been denied by Facebook. The company suggests that the initiatives of the type that are intended only to widen the connectivity to regions lacking or with poor infrastructure, access to the internet.
In this way, the Facebook explains to you, the Discover has been developed on the basis of a Free the Basics, but taking into account the recommendations of organizations such as the World Wide Web Foundation. Among these are the following steps to allow for equal treatment with respect to all of the online service, which can be accessed from the application.
In fact, the Free-the Basics it is restricted to certain web sites while in the Discover to gives you access to nearly all of the world wide web. The control is done by means of a daily allowance of data. In Peru, the tests are being carried out with a 10 MB per day per user.
The amount of data varies depending on the determination of a service provider partner. The Facebook also, you want to test, Discover, in countries such as Thailand and the Philippines, and it is estimated that, to them, the telecommunications companies will offer a franchise-free up to 20 MB per day.
It is large enough to allow the user to enter something in between the 10-and 40-page-per-day. To avoid that, the daily limit is reached very quickly, the Facebook Discover to filter out any sites that are accessed to block video, audio, and other streams of intense data. The user can have access to this content, but you have to pay for it. The values will vary according to what is provided by your service provider.
For Facebook, the Discover it is especially important at this time to permit more people to stay informed during a pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19).
The history of the pages visited, and other browsing data will not be stored by the app, says Facebook.
There is no information about the availability of the Discover) in Brazil. The Facebook indicates that the results of the tests will determine the release of the tool to more countries.
With information that is: CNET.