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Facebook offers online and TV news real-time feed of user data

Facebook Inc. has launched two new tools that enable news organisations to tap into user comments and display them online or on TV in real-time. The Public Feed API displays a real-time feed of public posts for a specific word, while the Keyword Insights API aggregates the total number of posts that mention a specific term in a given period, Facebook said in a blog post. Access to the APIs has started for a limited selection of news organisations including Buzzfeed, CNN, NBC's Today Show, The Economist, Slate, and the UK's Sky TV, Facebook said.