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Bangladesh to develop indigenous alternative social media platforms to Facebook and WhatsApp
Tech Observer | 25/07/2021 09:49 PM | Click to read full article
Bangladesh State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak has stated that in order to increase the country’s self-reliant, the ICT department is developing its own social media platform, ‘Jogajog,’ as an alternative to Facebook, and a messaging platform, ‘Alapan,’ as a competitor to WhatsApp.
He stated that this will enable the country’s entrepreneurs to establish their own online marketplace and group for information, data, and communication.