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Facebook, ABC News and Washington Post. You “LIKE” it?

I signed on the this morning and saw a curious thing. Under “Popular on Facebook” was the name of Jim Kavanagh, a former colleague of mine who now works for the out of Atlanta. He was recommending a story.

The previous day, I had noticed Jim recommend another story.

I don’t recall the coverage he called out, but that’s OK. He’ll likely point out something else later today or in the ensuing days.

Welcome to the continually blurring lines between social media and mainstream media. Thanks to changes in Facebook designed to expand the service’s horizons, mainstream media are moving fast to become more interactive, more relevant, and more immediate. In other words, more fun.

Who’s jumping on this bus? Try ABC, ESPN, along with CNN and…

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