Social news agency Storyful, a division of News Corp, (NASDAQ: NWS) (NASDAQ: NWSA) (ASX: NWS) (ASX: NWSLV) has partnered with Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) for the launch of FB Newswire (http://www.facebook.com/FBNewswire), a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce.
Powered by Storyful, which discovers, verifies, acquires and distributes timely and relevant video and user-generated content, FB Newswire is a resource for journalists that aggregates newsworthy content shared publicly on Facebook by individuals and organizations across the world. This includes original photos, videos, and status updates posted by people on the front lines of major events including protests, elections, and sporting events.
Storyful was acquired by News Corp in December 2013, and was the company´s first acquisition following the split of News Corp. into two publicly traded companies last year.
FB Newswire is accessible on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FBNewswire and on Twitter at @FBNewswire, and will be updated in real-time with content related to top news stories.
Founded in 2010 and based in Dublin, Ireland, Storyful comprises a team of technologists and journalists across Asia, Europe and the United States who discover, verify, acquire and distribute timely and relevant video and user-generated content to newsrooms, advertisers and brands. Via proprietary technology and journalistic expertise, Storyful provides social media dashboards, real-time discovery tools, feeds and analytics to customers across multiple platforms.