Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

The social media giant said it has found that 40 percent of Americans live in places where there weren't enough local news stories to support its local news service.

  • Published 18 March 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting. The service, launched last year, is currently available in some 400 cities in the United States. But the social media giant said it has found that 40 percent of Americans live in places where there weren't enough local news stories… Read at AP News