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Facebook confirms first 7 news shows on Watch platform

Thursday 7 June 2018 | 08:40 CET | News
Facebook has revealed that it's working with ABC News, CNN, Fox News, Univision and others on the first news shows to appear on its Facebook Watch platform, reports Variety, citing head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown. The company is paying for the shows for up to one year and is also partnering with digital media frims ATTN and Mic as well as local news publisher Advance Local on the programmes due to roll out on Facebook Watch this summer. "They're not just cutting up TV and putting it on Facebook," said Brown, adding that the aim is to "engage people around news, taking

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Countries: United States / World
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