Facebook Partnership Brings Life Saving Weather News to More People Worldwide
Users of Facebook’s Internet.org app are benefiting from AccuWeather’s free, localized weather information available in more than 100 languages and dialects for any latitude/longitude on Earth. Facebook’s Internet.org app brings accessible and affordable Internet services to new locations worldwide where
Internet access was not available before. Through the partnership, people living in these locations now have access to AccuWeather’s life saving weather forecasts and severe weather warnings. The AccuWeather app for Internet.org provides weather forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for these new locations. Forecast types include severe weather notices, hourly, and 45-day extended weather forecasts, radar where available and satellite maps, broadcast quality weather videos and news, and hurricane and tropical storm information.Facebook’s Internet.org app is currently available in Zambia, Tanzania, and Kenya with more locations to come for the two-thirds of the world not yet connected.