Facebook plans to launch a subscription-based news product, and will begin initial tests in October, TheStreet reported on Tuesday, citing the social media company’s news partnerships head Campbell Brown at a conference.The feature is likely to allow publishers to create a paywall on Facebook’s Instant Articles and guide readers to a publisher’s home page to opt for a digital subscription, according to TheStreet report.The idea for a paywall is based on premium and metered plans and has been in the works for a while, TheStreet said, citing Brown at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York.Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
CHARLOTTE Residents of Charlotte woke to a state of emergency Thursday with National Guard troops deployed on the streets after a second night of violent protests over the fatal police shooting of a black […]
RALEIGH Gov. Roy Cooper announced his administration’s first two-year budget proposal Wednesday, presenting suggested spending priorities to the N.C. General Assembly as lawmakers commence biennial budget negotiations.”This is a fiscally sound budget,” said Cooper […]
UNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday said “all options are on the table” to deal with North Korea and dismissed China’s suggestion of a “dual suspension” of U.S. and South Korea military drills […]