Social News

A social news website features user-posted stories that are ranked based on popularity. Users can comment on these posts, and these comments may also be ranked. Since their emergence with the birth of web 2.0, these sites are used to link many types of information including news, humor, support, and discussion. Social news sites allegedly facilitate democratic participation on the web.[citation needed]
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  • 7 Billion Reasons Why The Future of News Is On Social Media

    … of this generation “sometimes or never” trust the news, according to the Washington Post. The British Royal Wedding, the death of Osama Bin Laden, and Newt Gingrich running for president are some of the many mainstream news items that broke on social media. This goes to show that social media platforms are facilitating the trend towards the production…

    AllTwitterin Social- 9 readers -
  • Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful

    … found a partner with a track record of understanding both the potential of the social web as a key resource for media as well as the tools that newsrooms need to utilize it. We’re confident that their news expertise and best-in-class editorial team will help make it even easier for journalists to use compelling social content from Facebook…

    Facebook Newsroom- 7 readers -
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