Zuck In Lagos

Zuck In Lagos


Mark Zuckerberg (fresh off his meeting with the Pope) made a stealth trip to Nigeria. While he was there he met with the president (to solidify support for Free Basics) and Nollywood stars (trying to figure out why they prefer Instagram to Facebook). But he seemed most excited about meeting with programmers and small digital business owners. “I’d like you to help me,” says the world’s sixth richest man to two women running tiny businesses in one of the world’s poorest countries. “What advice can you give me to make this better for you?” Follow his journey at Backchannel (18 minutes).