This new division, called Today Inn, is being tested in six American cities. Released through a remake on Wednesday Report A spokesman for the company said. These six cities include New Orleans, Little Rock, Billings, Pierre, Olympia and Binghampton. Where this feature is being tested, users will be able to access this feature from the menu button on the right side of Facebook.
This new ‘Today in’ section of Facebook will be powered by a machine learning software, which will help a team find local content. Local news publishers will be approved by Facebook’s News Partnership Team. The team is led by NBC News anchor Campbell Brown. A Facebook spokesperson said this information.
The move comes as part of Facebook’s journalism project, which Facebook announced in January last year for posting fake news on its platform. He will publish local news in collaboration with local news partners. Last year, an app called social media giant Facebook Local also tested to connect candidates with local news.