Why Facebook Thinks It Needs More News

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Facebook is working on a news-reading service for mobile devices, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, and this development shouldn’t come as a surprise. The invitation sent out for Facebook’s product announcement last week resembled a coffee-stained print publication, and speculation quickly focused on the coming of a Facebook news reader. Here are three responses to Facebook’s push for more news.

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