Facebook Is Launching a News Section

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Published on October 25, 2019 - Duration: 00:54s

Facebook Is Launching a News Section

Facebook Is Launching a News Section.

The “alpha” launch is set to roll out Friday to a couple hundred thousand U.S. users.

The move follows attacks from News Corps CEO Robert Thomson and his boss, founder Robert Murdoch, on Mark Zuckerberg to pay publishers for their stories.

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Facebook will be shelling out as much as $3 million to some partners, while others will receive traffic and potential subscribers.

Users will be able to access news stories for free from partners like 'The Wall Street Journal,' 'Washington Post' and Buzzfeed.

The new feature will get a wider release in the coming months

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