Facebook could one day help massive open online course (MOOC) providers deliver education to more remote parts of the globe, an executive with the social network said.

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Speaking at the Transform Africa 2013 Summit in Rwanda, Matt Perault, Facebook’s head of global policy development, said partnerships between MOOC platforms and far-reaching social media websites could allow for a wider distribution of educational content, according to Wired.

"I do think there's a tremendous opportunity in education...

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