Facebook Eying Movies, Books, TV as Next Dominant Social Content

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Outside of photos and status updates, Facebook's original shareable content was game activity. So-and-so just planted a new crop, etc. Next Facebook rolled out the Like button, and news articles became popular. Then Facebook debuted its Open Graph in fall 2011 so that someone could listen to a song on Spotify and have it automatically shared to Facebook. That positioned music as the media category that gained traction in 2012. So what's next?

"2013, we think, is going to be the year of movies, books and fitness," said Facebook's vp of partnerships Dan Rose on Tuesday morning during All Things D's D: Dive Into Media event in Southern California.

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