Facebook has built a parallel universe for journalists… and it’s just like Twitter

Facebook has built a parallel universe for journalists… and it’s just like Twitter


Facebook has long been keen for more journalists to use their personal accounts like they do Twitter – to engage with followers, discuss their articles and hunt for information. The company hasn’t had much success on this front to date, but that may be starting to change. It’s built a ‘parallel universe’ for journalists to use with their personal accounts, and it’s just like Twitter. When Facebook recently expanded access to its Mentions iOS app to all verified users, it was accompanied by a drive to verify more journalists. Most of The Next Web team is verified now, for example, and I’ve…

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