Facebook Snapped Up Finish Mobile Data Startup Pryte

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The world's largest social network, Facebook has made another acquisition, Helsinki-based technology startup, Pryte to further increase its usage adoption over mobile in emerging markets. Pryte allows single-click buying of mobile data on a per-app basis, enabling partnerships between app and content providers, and mobile operators.

Pryte provides the infrastructure to sell internet access within apps by Megabytes, getting more people around the world online. The company in a statement said, that by joining Facebook, it will further Internet.org’s goal of making affordable internet access available to everyone in the world. 

"Now, we’re joining Facebook, whose mission to connect the world by partnering with operators to bring people online in a profitable way aligns closely with our team’s goals. We are excited to get started, and make an even greater impact by advancing the work we are doing in collaboration with Facebook’s great team working to further Internet.org’s goal of making affordable internet access available to everyone in the world".      

Pryte Team on a Blog Post

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