Is Facebook the future of news?

Is Facebook the future of news?
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is moving beyond simple ‘likes’ to become a ‘primary news experience’.

During the course of his July town hall meeting on Facebook, the social network’s founder dropped some hints about his vision for the future of news.

Responding to a question from journalist Jeff Jarvis about Facebook’s new service Instant Articles, Mark Zuckerberg said he wants the firm to be the “primary news experience people have”.

Until recently, efforts to achieve that goal were frustrated by slow loading times for mobile users who, according...

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