Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here’s What Happened When It Hired Some.

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Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebook Instant Articles to be the “primary news experience people have.”

via Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here’s What Happened When It Hired Some.

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