Facebook Launches News tab in the US, adds a local news section

Facebook has introduced a news tab on its platform. The news tab firstly introduced in the US after successful testing.It was first introduced in October last year in a smaller area of US now it is rolled out for whole the country.This new feature helps users to keep updated with the latest local news.

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It does not only show the local news but also includes the content from the publisher who focuses on communities that fall under “fall under the five racial and ethnic groups defined by the US Census. To publish content on Facebook news section publishers must have to register for the News Page Index.

Facebook news tab will show news on the basis of the user's interest and subscription. It will also show the stories which are written by a team of journalists hired by Facebook.News tab is now available in the new update of mobile apps and later it will be added on the desktop version of Facebook.

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Posted in Tech News on Jun 10, 2020


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