Newspapers can now put live Facebook updates on their sites

26 Jun 2009

Facebook has added a new feature that newspapers should take notice of. It’s called “Facebook Live Stream Box” and it allows publishers to place a widget on their sites that showcases a constantly refreshing steam of updates from Facebook. A cool use would be featuring live comments next to a video

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.