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ABC News launches Facebook newscast

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ABC News is expanding its digital reach beyond their nightly broadcast, announcing today that they will be launching a social media newscast hosted by World News Tonight’s David Muir.

Facecast: “The One Thing,” which will give users a roundup of the top stories and trending news, will start airing today on the World News Tonight Facebook page.

“We are grateful that our audience engages with David Muir and World News Tonight on social media all day long,” said World News Tonight Executive Producer Almin Karamehmedovic, in a statement. “We’re very excited to launch a newscast that is exclusively for Facebook where users can continue the conversation beyond the evening newscast at any time.”

According to ABC News, the social media newscast will feature “a mix of the essential stories on everything from breaking news and the economy to sports and politics, featuring video, photographs and infographics.”

 

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