Facebook launched its new application Newswire.
Facebook FB Newswire has launched a new service which aims to verify almost immediately published the news that its users in order to help journalists to select reliable information materials, the company said in a statement itself.
The service, launched in partnership with Storyful (owned by News Corporation), is an account of the social network itself in which you select and order, of all the information circulating on Facebook and create the user, one that It has been verified. Although it has not been determined how the information is verified.
FB Newswire collects original photos, videos and status updates of Facebook users who are “front line” of events such as demonstrations or protests, elections and sporting events.
This new service aims to “facilitate” the work to journalists, said the director of Global News & Media Company, Andy Mitchell. “Every day news generated in Facebook. More than a billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in generating news events around the world,” Mitchell said.
“We are pleased to announce the launch of FB Newswire, a resource that will provide journalists and the media find, share valuable content to include Facebook in the news they produce,” concluded Mitchell.
FB Newswire is accessible to the general public through the Facebook FB account Newswire and on Twitter at @ FBNewswire account.