Working on “candy crush” invites says Mark Zuckerberg – Q & A in India at IIT Delhi

Last month Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Facebook headquarters where Mark Zukerberg had answered questions from audience at Townhall meeting.Later Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have visited India and had a similar Q & A session at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi on Wednesday i.e. 28th October,2015.

The day before this session Mark Zuckerberg had a  visit to Taj Mahal on Tuesday. Zuckerberg after visiting the epitome of love wrote that the monument was even more stunning than what he expected. Last year, he had visited a ‘cyber village’ in Rajasthan’s Alwar district.Session was started at around 11:30 and there was a huge crowd of students from Delhi.

Well before starting the Q&A session Mark stated that “He is more excited to be in India, the energy here is awesome” and “More than 130 million people use Facebook in India. I’m looking forward to hear directly from one of our most active and engaged communities,” he added.


The first question mark faced was perhaps one that was on everyone’s lips, and it drew a raucous laugh: Why is Facebook showing so much interest in India? He replied that “India is the world’s largest democracy and second largest community of users .If you want to connect everyone to Internet, can’t leave India out.”
And there was a series of question from audience and most of them from students of IIT-Delhi and from various parts of India.Few questions were as listed below


  • Net neutrality is an important principle; we support it in terms of regulations and building an open platform for any developer.
  • The good thing about technology is you can build any superpower you want, he says when asked what superpower would he want.
  • How to avoid candy crush messages.
  • Help in finding a missing people around the world.
  • Free Basics by Facebook.
  • Eureka moment  during the initial stage of Facebook.
  • How Facebook is helpful to the people below poverty and uneducated people?


One of most common issue was questioned on his thread was “How to avoid Candy Crush Invitation?” For this question there was huge applause from audience and he replied as ” well before coming to this session he had a discussion with his development team regarding this issue so that he can provide a solution to it and as people give priority to their interest we are working on it .Hope we find a better solution as soon as possible.”

Free Basics by Facebook,the app as well as web platform ,provides  access to more than 250 services,and the social network hasn’t given up on it yet, which are now available in 19 countries across the globe including India. Free Basic users will also get access to 60 new free services.

Watch out compete Q & A Session here


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