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The convenience of giving up your data to Facebook

Some news sites are falling for Facebook’s offer to host content for them, in what seems to me like the worst idea of the week. From The Guardian:

The New York Times reported that Facebook has been in talks with “half a dozen” news publishers over its plans, naming BuzzFeed, National Geographic and the New York Times itself as three of the likely candidates.

Its report says a trial could begin in the next few months, with news stories hosted on Facebook so that users would not have to click links to read them on external websites.

Under the promise of more convenience, another attempt at replacing the web with Facebook.