Facebook has introduced an online education portal called “We Think Digital”. To train one million people across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific.
Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms. Now the company wants to spread its popularity in the worlds through their different activities. In this situation, recently the company has built a portal to train online people. The main aim of the portal is helping people think critically and share thoughtfully online. Beside of that, it would cover topics like privacy, safety, security, digital discourse and knowing digital footprint. Remember, Facebook started their education plan in India from last year. To understand the full news you could read:- Facebook Plans To Educate 5 Million Indians In Digital World By 2021. According to the report, Asia Pacific has a fast-growing Internet population, with more than 2.21 billion people now online and 203 million new people joining in the past year.
The aim of the digital portal
The Director of Community Affairs, Asia Pacific, Clair Deevy said in a blog, “We designed the programme in partnership with experts from across the Asia Pacific.” He also said, “We Think Digital has designed for new and existing internet users of all ages to develop the skills they need to enjoy digital technology, including critical thinking and empathy safely.
The expansion of the program
Currently, the online tutorial series has developed in collaboration with journalists, academics, and representatives of NGOs and civil society organizations. The programme has launched in Singapore first. “We also plan to bring this programme beyond the Asia Pacific to Argentina and Mexico,” said Facebook.