Facebook considering hiring editors to pick quality news for users

Mark Zuckerberg also said he is weighing up paying publishers for use of their journalismFacebook could start employing editors to select “high-quality news” to show to users, in the social network’s latest attempt to lose its reputation as a source for disinformation.Mark Zuckerberg said he is considering the introduction of a dedicated news section on the social network, which could use either humans or algorithms to chose stories from outlets that are “broadly trusted” by society. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook might pay for 'high-quality news,' NYMag vs. WaPo, Cameron Dallas explained: Publisher's Brief

If you're wondering about that leading "Afraid Of?" headlineright off the bat New York Mag seems to be suggesting something unflattering about the Post, right?well, here's a sample summary of Carmon's piece via Twitter:(Adam Penenberg is director of New York University's American Journalism... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook hires former news anchor to help its relationships with media outlets

Facebook has hired former NBC and CNN anchor Campbell Brown to help with its ties to news outlets, which has been a point of friction. Brown will be the Menlo Park company’s head of news partnerships, she wrote in a Facebook post on Friday. “I will be working directly with our partners to help... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Enlisting American Users in the Fight Against Fake News

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[ AdWeek | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook Is Using Surveys to Improve Its News Feed and Give Users What They Want

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[ AdWeek | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, With a Focus on Mobile, Works on Project for News Via Users

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The Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon WieseltierThe Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon Wieseltier

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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

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[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why BuzzFeed News premiered a show on Apple News before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

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Facebook to End News Feed Experiment in 6 Countries That Magnified Fake News

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[ The New York Times | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes

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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

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