Facebook is testing a section with news

The section was only available for 200 thousand users in the United States.

Company Facebook in test mode adds social network news section called Facebook News, reports the Chronicle.info with reference on the Letters.

“We want to see in the digital age flourished a new form of media, including private, independent journalism. That is why we will continue to expand algorithmic method for the selection of news for users,” – said in the message.

It is clarified that the users of the social network will be able to get a personal selection of news.

It is reported that section Facebook News at the moment is only available for 200 thousand users in the United States. In the test mode are in Chicago, new York and Los Angeles.

Also in the message it is specified that the news will reach journalists publications. Also the section will allow the use of thematic sections to get acquainted with the news of business, entertainment, science and technology, health or sport.

For this project the company will create a team curating news.

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