New year brings new news for Facebook with unveiling of its Journalism Project


New year brings new news for Facebook with unveiling of its Journalism Project
  1. New year brings new news for Facebook with unveiling of its Journalism Project
    digitaltrends.com
    Days after hiring CNN host Campbell Brown to lead the social media giant's News Partnerships team, Facebook is shaking things up. On Wednesday, Fidji Simo, the company's Director of Product, unveiled The Facebook Journalism Project. The post New year brings new news for Facebook with unveiling of its Journalism Project appeared first on Digital…
    Internet

The new year is bringing a new news approach for Facebook. Less than a week after hiring CNN host Campbell Brown to lead the social media giant’s News Partnerships team, Facebook is shaking things up again.

On January 11, Fidji Simo, the company’s director of product, unveiled The Facebook Journalism Project, “a new program to establish stronger ties between Facebook and the news industry.” Chances are Brown will be working closely with this team, as she noted last week that she’d be joining the team to “help news organizations and journalists work more closely and more effectively with Facebook.”

The Project promises a three-pronged approach to news on Facebook. First of all, Simo explained, there will be “collaborative development of news products,” which means connecting Facebook’s product and engineering teams to create new storytelling formats, local news, emerging business models for Facebook publishers, and more. Moreover, Facebook says it will “keep sponsoring important journalism and publishing conferences, including the Digital Content Next conference in January and the Perugia Festival of Journalism this spring.”

More: Updated Fitbit software brings Facebook-like experience to fitness-tracking platform

Facebook also promises to provide new training and tools for journalists, including a new series of elearning courses on Facebook products, tools, and services meant specifically for members of the media. These training activities will be expanded to include nine additional languages.

As for tools, the social network announced that CrowdTangle, which can be used to “surface stories, measure their social performance, and identify influencers,” will be made free for all Facebook’s news partners. Facebook is also stepping up its commitment to live, firsthand news accounts with improvements to Facebook Live.

Finally, it’s not just journalists who will benefit from the Journalism Project. Rather, Simo wrote, …

  1. The President in 3D

    Teoti.com - Internet
    01.20 / 13:13 teoti.com
    In case anyone was wondering what's going on in this photograph (from the Best of Pete Souza…
  2. How to Bring Trust Back to Mobile Advertising

    Cmswire.com - Internet
    01.20 / 12:39 cmswire.com
    Marketers are demanding more from mobile ad campaigns.  In 2017, the issue of how trust can be brought back to the space will dominate the conversation as they sort the new demands going forward. Continue…
  3. How Much WAN Bandwidth Is Enough?

    Nojitter.com - Internet
    01.20 / 11:33 nojitter.com
    By Matt BrunkAnything measurable can be improved, and just adding bandwidth isn't…
  4. Edgewater Networks Launches Cloud2Edge Complete, A Subscription-based Delivery For Network Edge Orchestration That Reduc

    Hostreview.com - Internet
    01.20 / 11:29 hostreview.com
    Edgewater Networks, Inc.,amp;nbsp;the industry leader in Network Edge Orchestration, today announced the launch of Cloud2Edge Complete, a new subscription-based service delivery model for its Network Edge Orchestration platform. In Cloud2Edge Complete, a single, monthly price includes full EdgeView Service Control Center functionality, pooled software licenses for concurrent calls, and all Technical Support and…
  5. Meitu denies selling collected user data, blames China – CNET

    Internetdo.com - Internet
    01.20 / 10:09 internetdo.com
    Going viral can be a blessing for some apps, but it led anime-makeover app Meitu to more scrutiny than it may have wanted. Before long, security researchers were taking it to task for dodgy-looking data collecting code. Upon download, the app asks for a suspicious amount of unneeded permissions, such as access to your location […] The post Meitu denies selling collected user data, blames China – CNET appeared first on Internet Do. [ Please, visit website http://internetdo.com…
  6. .shop Names To Be Offered In The RightOfTheDot Namescon Premium Domain Auction For The First Time

    Hostreview.com - Internet
    01.20 / 09:39 hostreview.com
    GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, Inc. announces that .shop, the generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) for all online and offline shops, is participating in the Premium Domain Auction hosted by RightOfTheDot, NameJet, and Namescon at the 2017 Namescon conference in Las Vegas this…
  7. Here's why we're not downloading Meitu, the red-hot anime photo app (update) – CNET

    Internetdo.com - Internet
    01.20 / 05:15 internetdo.com
    Meitu is a viral sensation. Who wouldn’t want to instantly give themselves or their favorite politicians and celebs a Japanese-anime inspired makeover, and share the hilarious results with the world? That’s why the face-recognizing photo app is currently rocking the charts. But before you zip on over to the App Store or Google Play to […] The post Here's why we're not downloading Meitu, the red-hot anime photo app (update) – CNET appeared first on Internet Do. […
  8. Zuckerberg defends lawsuits filed over Hawaii land – CNET

    Internetdo.com - Internet
    01.20 / 04:01 internetdo.com
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his lawsuits in Hawaii are misunderstood. James Martin/CNET Mark Zuckerberg believes there is a misunderstanding about a series of lawsuits he has filed over land he purchased in Hawaii. Zuckerberg purchased 700 acres of beachfront land on Kauai’s North Shore for a reported $100 million in 2014 with the intention […] The post Zuckerberg defends lawsuits filed over Hawaii land – CNET appeared first on Internet Do. [ Please, visit website…
  9. PGA Tour rookie Bozzelli leads CareerBuilder at 8 under

    Blogs.democratandchronicle.com - Internet
    Pittsford native and McQuaid Jesuit grad shoots 64 to top the leaderboard…
  10. X-23 question

    Observationdeck.io9.com - Internet
    01.20 / 03:27 observationdeck.io9.com
    Hey O-deck! So like many of you, I’m pretty pumped about the new Logan film, but I haven’t been following comics for some time so I had a question that maybe you can answer.Read mor…
  11. PGA rookie Bozzelli leads CareerBuilder after

    Blogs.democratandchronicle.com - Internet
    Pittsford native and McQuaid Jesuit grad shoots 64 to top the leaderboard…
  12. 5G internet is the 'beginning of the fourth industrial revolution … – CNBC

    Internetdo.com - Internet
    01.20 / 01:34 internetdo.com
    Kaan Terzioğlu, the chief executive of Turkcell, which has a market capitalization of $23 billion, touted the potential of the technology, saying that while 4G revolutionized the consumer market, 5G could transform the industrial space. “I think this is the beginning of the fourth generation of the industrial revolution. This will be the platform linking […] The post 5G internet is the 'beginning of the fourth industrial revolution … – CNBC appeared first on... [ …
  13. Buffalo Bills hire Rick Dennison as offensive coordinator

    Blogs.democratandchronicle.com - Internet
    Dennison has coached 22 years in the NFL including nine as an offensive…
  14. Wegmans blamed for nixing Brighton Chick-fil-A

    Blogs.democratandchronicle.com - Internet
    The Danieles removed Chick-Fil-A from their proposed plans after what they say was pressure from Wegmans about…
  15. Unleashing the internet of you – Inman.com

    Internetdo.com - Internet
    01.20 / 00:20 internetdo.com
    Over the past year, tech wizards and enthusiasts alike have been heavily pondering the future of artificial intelligence (AI). This week at Inman Connect New York (ICNY), Zillow Group founder Rich Barton said AI, such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri, will only grow smarter in the coming years. Another ICNY panel discussed the usage […] The post Unleashing the internet of you – Inman.com appeared first on Internet Do. [ Please, visit website http://internetdo.com ] …
  16. Help Us Answer: What Will the Internet Look Like in 10 Years?

    Circleid.com - Internet
    01.19 / 23:41 circleid.com
    What will the Internet look like in the next seven to 10 years? How will things like marketplace consolidation, changes to regulation, increases in cybercrime or the widespread deployment of the Internet of Things impact the Internet, its users and society? At the Internet Society, we are always thinking about what's next for the Internet. And now we want your help! The Internet is an incredibly dynamic medium, shaped by a multitude…
  17. 2017 Missions Calendar

    Observationdeck.io9.com - Internet
    01.19 / 23:09 observationdeck.io9.com
    For several years, I have been making a free calendar that tracks each Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo mission in “real-time” across the calendar days. Included in the time-lines are all the major activities of each mission, like EVAs.Read mor…
  18. Salesforce opens a new engineering and innovation hub

    Internetretailer.com - Internet
    01.19 / 22:57 internetretailer.com
    The CRM and e-commerce platform provider says it will double its workforce in Bellevue, Wash. to nearly 500 with the new…
  19. Mozilla's new corporate logo evokes URL lingo

    Computerworld - News
    01.19 / 22:02 computerworld.com
    Mozilla yesterday unveiled a new logo for the company and foundation, one that includes typographical elements of a standard URL to "design the language of the Internet into our brand identity." The move dismissed the old dinosaur image and "Mozilla" typeface that the organization had relied on for decades. Mozilla's new logo -- the characters "moz://a" with the colon and two slashes nabbed from a traditional URL -- was one of several semi-finalists revealed in August. The logo…
  20. New Mac malware discovered using antique code to spy on users

    Extremetech.com - Internet
    01.19 / 22:02 extremetech.com
    Mac malware discovered that can snap screenshots and use your webcam. The post New Mac malware discovered using antique code to spy on users appeared first on…