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India should keep the doors open for data flow: Facebook's Ajit Mohan

India has benefited from those who have been open - the first wave of information and technology companies

illustration by binay sinha

Illustration by Binay Sinha

Neha Alawadhi
Whether oil, gold or water, data is here to stay, and Facebook is going to work with telecom players, including Reliance Jio to reach more and more people in India. Vice-President and Managing Director Facebook India, Ajit Mohan spoke to Neha Alawadhi about the social media giant’s priorities in India, issues with the government and the way forward. Edited excerpts:

How has the journey from Hotstar to Facebook been? What are Facebook's main priorities in India?

While earlier (in Hotstar), I had the opportunity to start and drive video of a certain kind, the opportunity that I see here (Facebook) is of

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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 8:37 PM IST

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