Guardian shuts down Facebook social reader

Guardian shuts down Facebook social reader


From Monday 17 December, links on Facebook's Guardian app will direct users straight to the website to view articles. After losing millions of online users, the newspaper has decided to regain control over its content and stop using the so-called social reader  tool.

In November 2011 the Guardian launched a new Facebook app, a social news experience or “mini-newspaper” to make it easier for users of the social network to discover its content through their friends.
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