Facebook planning to launch a news service in India, Brazil, UK
ByFunAsia 25 Aug 2020 11:56 PM 266

Today, Facebook Inc announced that it plans to come up with a news service in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, India, and Brazil in the months to come, after introducing this feature in the United States last year.


The leading social media giant launched news service last year and currently pays US publishers for its content and gets its unique reporting from more than 200 outlets, including local news channels.


Facebook has 2.7 billion monthly active users, It has come under trouble due to fake news reports and forged campaigns, which has affected the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, which was won by Donald Trump.


Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said that the company would give priority to "trustworthy" news only in its news feed by identifying high-quality outlets.

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