You'll soon start seeing more news in your Facebook app thanks to partnerships the social media company struck with publishers. Articles from The New York Times, BuzzFeed News, Bloomberg, Breitbart, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider and others will be curated by an editorial team as part of Facebook's latest effort to bring more voices to its platform. Read Mark Zuckerberg's explanation here and learn more about what this means.
NEW YORK — After years of complaints from American news outfits that Facebook has used their work to boost its products without paying for it, the social media giant has agreed to compensate at least news...
Are we really doing this again? After the pivot to video. After Instant Articles. After news was deleted from the News Feed. Once more, Facebook dangles extra traffic, and journalism outlets leap through...
On Friday at the Paley Media Center in New York City, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and News Corp CEO Robert Thomson engaged in a frank discussion about the role of news media in informing conversation...
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson has spent the last few years attacking Mark Zuckerberg for using news publishers’ work without paying for it. On Friday, Thomson will be praising the Facebook CEO as the two...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Axios in an interview that the Facebook News Tab, a new feature he's launching today in New York, is an effort to …
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Zuckerberg says that there’s not a lot of space to put extra high-quality news content in the news feed because Facebook’s users want it to be a place for friends and family. Hence the news tab. https://t.co/DHcHVWH664 https://t.co/WlKM31eDwT
Zuck says 3 efforts to support journalism:
1) Pay natnl publishers via News Tab
2) Today In local news section
3) $300m investment overall
Zuck "I don't pretend any of steps work by themselves but hopefully help advance model that can be more broadly replicated across industry."
🤗 “Facebook is expected to generate $19 billion in profits this year. Call me biased, but spending a small fraction of that to please publishers seems like a decent investment.” - @pkafka https://t.co/8VpRQGKcjw
“We feel acute responsibility because there’s obviously an awareness that the internet has disrupted the news industry business model,” Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, said in an interview. https://t.co/nOxdsC4iiz via @mikeisaac @marctracey
Today Facebook launches its news tab— Zuckerberg's reply to criticism that his company helped hollow out news industry. On that day, it's good to read this study of courageous newsrooms that have been attacked by bad actors using platforms like Facebook. https://t.co/03wGLYbIJv https://t.co/rjt94MrxKl
Thompson making this sound like the Holy Grail of news, because Facebook is paying a handful of news companies a sum of money that for Zuckerberg is the equivalent of me giving the guy outside the bus station a quarter for coffee https://t.co/jxkqaklf09