Facebook Working with Top News Brands on 'Facebook Editions' -- CNN, and
Murdoch's "Daily" said to be talking; but not NY Times. Also Washington
Post (which has investment in Facebook) interested?
Jeff Bercovici reports from his Mixed Media column at Forbes online.
Jul. 15 2011 - 12:23 pm | 8,742 views | 1 recommendation | 3 comments
"Facebook has a war on its hands, and Mark Zuckerberg knows it. Practically overnight, Google+ has gone from a rumor to a thriving community with over 10 million members. With some 700 million members of its own, Facebook is thinking less and less about how to grow that number and more about how to get current users to live more of their lives within its virtual walls. One answer it has come up with: asking a select number of news outlets to produce .Facebook editions. . basically, app versions of themselves that can be read and consumed right there on Facebook.