Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink ‘News Deserts’

The social media giant said it is expanding its "Today In" service to 6,000 cities and towns across the U.S.

  • Published 12 September 2019

AN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said it is expanding its "Today In" service to 6,000 cities and towns across the U.S., up from 400 in its previous iteration. Launched in early 2018, the… Read at AP News