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Facebook is for all: Zuckerberg takes a dig at Snapchat

We does innovation to serve everyone in the community and not just the high end, says Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg | Photo: Sanjay K Sharma
Mark Zuckerberg | Photo: Sanjay K Sharma

does innovation to serve "everyone" in the community and not just the "high end", its CEO has said in an apparent swipe at boss' reported "poor countries" remark that triggered a controversy in

"I think one thing that people probably don't think about as much as we do is innovation to serve everyone in the community, not just the high end, right?," Zuckerberg told Tech Crunch on the sidelines of the annual Developer Conference (F8) at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California on Tuesday.


When asked about the perception of being less innovative, Zuckerberg said, "I guess I'm not that worried about that. I mean, I feel like we do different kinds of work in different areas. I mean, I think certainly, no one who looks at the solar-powered planes that we're building or the satellites that were making, and thinks that that stuff isn't interesting."

Zuckerbeg, 32, said we focus on a lot of things like Lite. It's up to 200 million people in like a year...I tend to worry more and think more about the substance of what our community actually wants, Tech Crunch reported.

is strongly denying allegations by a former employee Anthony Pompliano, who alleged in a lawsuit that had once shot down his suggestion to pursue growth in certain markets.

Pompliano alleged that said is "only for rich people" and that he didnt want to "expand into poor countries like and Spain.

had refuted the reported claims of a former employee who alleged that its CEO Evan made negative comments about the Indian market, saying the multimedia mobile app is for everyone and the company is "grateful" to its Indian users.

Spiegels remarks caused an uproar in where users are quickly uninstalling the app.

First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 16:43 IST
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