Facebook Wants Employees To Know What 2G Internet Feels Like
An initiative called 2G Tuesdays lets the company's employees test Facebook on simulated 2G Internet speeds for an hour.By Mikah Sargent | October 27, 2015
Facebook seems to be on an empathy kick as of late. The social media company recently revealed it was testing a way for its users to express empathy instead of simply clicking or tapping the "like" button. (Video via Facebook)
Now Facebook wants to make its developers more empathetic by putting them in the shoes of its users in emerging markets.
Some of Facebook's emerging markets — India and Kenya, for example — have very slow 2G mobile Internet speeds. But here in the U.S., most of us connect with far faster speeds: 3G and 4G.