Facebook Newswire

Facebook has always been filled with “news,” just not the kind you’d find in a daily newspaper. Recently, however, Facebook had made several moves to shift the content of your News Feed towards hard news — towards providing the RSS-like news experience people never knew they wanted. Facebook started with juicing the popularity of breaking stories by its favorite publishers inside the News Feed and Paper, its news app, but today, the company is taking its news efforts one step further. Facebook is announcing Newswire, an official Facebook Page you can follow that aggregates the best original content posted on the site. If you’d like, you can even follow the channel on Twitter — which is precisely the service Newswire seems designed to compete with. Newswire is positioned as a tool for journalists looking for primary sources about current events, but could also be useful to the average Facebook user.

Read the full story at The Verge.

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