April 10, 2014

Why Facebook Is So Interested In India's Elections

Rega Jha, BuzzFeed

The Associated Press

India’s general election this year will be the largest democratic election that has ever been conducted in the world -- and also one of Facebook’s most ambitious pushes into electoral politics.

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