Facebook vs. Twitter: Celebrity Access Smackdown

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Nov. 11 (Bloomberg) -- In today's "This vs. That, " Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that Facebook and Twitter are locked in a battle to bring users direct access to their favorite celebrities. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

A battle over the rich and famous.

This is facebook, moving in on twitter's turf, preparing to roll out a tool for celebrities like katy and others to chat with fans.

This is according to a person familiar with the matter.

Several celebrities used facebook to do q&a. twitter stake out its grounds with stars early on, they used to popularity by removing the barrier between celebrity and fans for online chats.

Some celebrities have more than 40 million followers on twitter, like katy perry.

But they have even more likes on facebook.

Twitter acknowledged that in its prospectus, saying facebook has been introducing similar futures -- features.

Moving and shaking this hour,

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