Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | New York City @ 12:32 PM


James Erik Abels is TMM's anchor. He's covered media and digital media for Forbes and the FT's mergermarket newswire.

Spotlight: On Facebook, A Popular Future For News

When friends like your news, what do editors do?

Facebook could make publishing a very popular affair. It's testing ways to search the news based on clicks to its Web-wide "like" buttons. If you thought publishers chased sensationalistic news, wait until you see this.

Also up: An older audience makes Facebook a better media network.


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