06 Apr '11, 3am

Facebook launches page for journalists

WASHINGTON - FACEBOOK on Tuesday launched a media resource page to help journalists use the social network as a reporting tool and better connect with their audience. The 'Journalists on Facebook' page is intended to be 'an ongoing resource for the growing number of reporters using Facebook to find sources, interact with readers, and advance stories,' Mr Justin Osofsky, Facebook's director of media partnerships, said in a blog post. 'The page will provide journalists with best practices for integrating the latest Facebook products with their work and connecting with the Facebook audience of more than 500 million people,' Mr Osofsky said. Facebook has been working with journalists since early 2010 to help make their content more social and Mr Osofsky said the average media organisation has seen referral traffic from Facebook soar over 300 per cent since then. Facebook also ...

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  1. 06 Apr '11, 6pm

    Really wonderful
    Facebook has launched a new page for journalists to help them “find sources, interact with readers, and advance stories,
    http://www.technews5.com/2011/04/facebook-opens-new-road-for-journalists.html

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