Zuckerberg expresses support to ‘Digital India’ via FB post


NewsGram Staff Writer

San Jose: In a bid to express support for ‘Digital India’, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg changed his profile picture to support ‘Digital India’ ahead of his interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Within minutes, Modi too changed his picture to thank him.

“I changed my profile picture to support ‘Digital India’, the Indian government’s effort to connect rural communities to the internet and give people access to more services online. Looking forward to discussing this with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Facebook today,” posted Zuckerberg on Facebook.

photo credit: facebook.com
photo credit: facebook.com


While Zuckerberg’s new picture shows his side profile overlaid with the saffron, white and green colours of the Indian flag, Modi’s new picture shows his full face with the colours of India similarly overlaid.

(With inputs from IANS)