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Facebook Launches News Section to Compensate Publishers

  • Facebook News will have articles curated by team of employees
  • Some publishers get paid to have articles in separate section
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Facebook Inc. introduced a separate news section in its flagship app, offering users more control over articles they see and providing money to the publishers whose stories are featured.

The section, called Facebook News, helps the social-media giant stem criticism on two fronts: It’s an effort to combat misinformation and could improve relationships with media companies, which have complained that Facebook profits from selling advertising alongside their articles.