Facebook has launched a new tech-focused version of its Newswire called FB Techwire, which it says it hopes will become a resource for technology journalists — a shot across the bow of existing aggregators like Techmeme
Facebook has launched a new feature called the FB Newswire that is designed to give media outlets and journalists a real-time feed of news-worthy content. But who benefits most from that kind of relationship — those news outlets, or Facebook itself?
NewsCred, which started off trying to filter the news for consumers based on credibility, has created what it says is the modern digital version of a traditional newswire and signed up more than 750 sources including mainstream publishers such as Forbes and The Guardian.
Digg has launched a new feature called Newswire that it hopes can make it a player again in the field of social news-sharing services — but after a disastrous redesign and the departure of its founder, can copycat features bring back any of Digg’s faded glory?