Last updated: February 14, 2011 - 9:30am
Facebook has disrupted or helped to re-engineer many businesses and markets, including the photo-sharing market and the social-gaming market. But one thing it hasn't really focused on so far is the news business.
Plenty of media companies use Facebook as a news-delivery platform, and many users rely on it as a news source. But Facebook itself hasn't done much to capitalize on that. That could change, however, judging by some comments from chief technology officer Bret Taylor — and it could pit the social network against Twitter in the race to become a social news platform.
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