MSNBC Launches Breaking News Facebook Page

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MSNBC announced the launch of the Breaking News Facebook Fan Page, which will provide breaking news stories from around the world from the same team responsible for Twitter account @breakingnews.

The Facebook page follows MSNBC’s acquisition of the www.breakingnews.com domain in January and its takeover of @breakingnews in December.

MSNBC Digital Network president Charlie Tillinghast said:

People already use Facebook as a constant feed of news about friends, family, and the world. Since breaking news both informs and sparks vibrant discussions on the Web, the immediacy of our comprehensive, real-time service is a natural addition to the Facebook community.