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Facebook's newsfeed plans spell trouble for media

Trend of making news personal to continue as younger readers shun print for digital, mobile platforms: analyst

Facebook is a source of news for at least 30 per cent of Americans, and a major driver of traffic to news websites, according to a Pew Research Center study.


FACEBOOK's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.

The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get...

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