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Facebook Offers Millions of Dollars For News Content

     
9:14 am on Aug 9, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Facebook is to launch a news section later this year and it's offering as much as $3 million dollars to licence content from news publishers, according to people familiar with the matter.

The outlets pitched by Facebook on its news tab include Walt Disney Co.ís ABC News, Wall Street Journal parent Dow Jones, The Washington Post and Bloomberg, the people said.


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11:05 am on Aug 9, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Not sure what is worse ... the beg for news for dollars or those who might play the game. :)

</wry observation of what real news is these days>
12:59 pm on Aug 9, 2019 (gmt 0)

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At least publishers may get some money for Facebook showing titles and snippets of news articles. Google pays nothing, but of course can send large amounts of traffic.
11:17 am on Aug 15, 2019 (gmt 0)

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i thing its a good initiative? how i can setup this as publishere?