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RumorTT: Facebook is developing a VIP app for public figures

Is Facebook working on a VIP app for celebrities and public figures? A new report seems to suggest that the VIP app is in development (NASDAQ:FB)

| Social Networking News | Posted: Aug 14, 2013 7:03 pm

Celebrities are an odd on bunch. One moment they accost the public and demand privacy, but just a few minutes later, they will jump onto Facebook or Twitter and post about every moment of their daily lives. Apparently posting to Facebook is not easy enough for celebrities and the company is said to be developing a new VIP app that would allow them extended access to the social network.

 

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The new VIP app will allow celebrities and public figures to better manage their content and engage with their followers. Some see this as an effort on Facebook's part to lure celebrities away from Twitter and back into the white and blue social network. The app will supposedly let celebrities jump into conversations about them even if they are not following one of the commenters or are not a part of the group of friends having the conversation. Website TechEYE says that Facebook is even briefing celebrities on "best practices" for interaction with their fans on Facebook.

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Allthingsd.com, News.techeye.net

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