Facebook's news plans are starting to take shape.
After months of rumors, the company has confirmed plans to introduce a separate "news" section in its app for which it will hire human journalists — not contractors — to work on. It's also been widely reported that Facebook may negotiate licensing deals with some publications.
Speaking to The New York Times , Facebook's head of news partnerships Campbell Brown said the goal would be to "provide a personalized, highly relevant experience for people."
While there are still few details to go on, it sounds similar to the approach Apple has taken with Apple News. A group of employees with media backgrounds, will determine which news stories appear in Facebook's "News Tab." There will also be some personalization based on each users' interests and habits. Read more... More about Tech , Facebook , Social Media Companies , Tech , and Social Media Companies