The Daily Launches Social News App on Facebook

Sep 22, 2011, 15:15 ET from The Daily

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Facebook's f8 developer conference, The Daily announced the launch of its social news app on Facebook. This new app allows friends on Facebook to connect and engage in a social news experience around The Daily's reporting and commentary on the top news of the day.

From fantastic photos and exclusive video features to breaking news and analysis, people on Facebook will have a new way to discover information in real-time and be part of a social community around content that is relevant to them.

"The Daily app on Facebook is a wonderful complement to our tablet experience and an opportunity for a new audience to engage with a selection of our content. It gives people on Facebook a deep social experience and the ability to discover informative, innovative and entertaining content that they can share with their friends," said Greg Clayman, Publisher of The Daily.

People will be able to access a wide-ranging selection of stories and special features from The Daily, as well as original real-time reporting from The Daily's editorial staff throughout the day.  In addition to the best news, The Daily on Facebook will feature great celebrity gossip and pictures from Richard Johnson and the Flash team, original sports and lifestyle features, as well as coverage of tech, gadgets, cars and games from Technology Editor, Peter Ha.

"Once a person connects to The Daily on Facebook, he or she can see what friends are reading in real-time -- a unique and engaging way to connect around the news," said Daily Editor-in-Chief, Jesse Angelo. "It also features articles you've read and presents the information in a personal 'Read-Graph' for you and your friends."

To start reading The Daily's social news app on Facebook, visit http://apps.facebook.com/dailysocial/

About The Daily on the iPad

The Daily is a first-of-its-kind daily national news publication built exclusively as an application for tablet computing and emerging digital platforms. On the iPad, it provides readers the engaging experience of a magazine combined with the immediacy of the web and the need-to-know content of a newspaper, all while elevating user experience beyond the printed word. The Daily on the iPad is a subscription-based news product, published 365 days a year, at the cost of $0.99 cents a week or $39.99 a year. For more information on The Daily go to: thedaily.com.

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