Facebook, Silicon Valley, 'like' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

September 27, 2015 8:32 PM

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MENLO PARK, Calif. — On Facebook's campus on Sunday, two of the world's most powerful men used the high-tech company's pulpit to promote a mutually beneficial platform: the growing power and influence of social media and the future of the digital economy in India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg received a warm reception from a friendly crowd of about 1,000, many of them Indian immigrants and Silicon Valley workers who support his "Digital India" initiatives which call for more high-speed Internet access a...

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