Facebook has decided to go strong on news platform and announced FB Newswire. The company says that it is a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce.Facebook’s this venture is powered by Storyful, the leader in social content discovery and verification for newsrooms.
FB Newswire aggregates news that are shared publicly on Facebook by individuals and organizations across the world for journalists to use in their reporting. These content will include original photos, videos and status updates posted by people on the front lines of major events like protests, elections and sporting events. There’s a Facebook page and aTwitter account that simply collect popular stories and update them in real-time. Journalists can follow these pages and check it regularly for new content.
SOURCE: Facebook Newsroom