News organization that haven’t yet incorporated Facebook into their news distribution strategy might want to change course, and soon. According to research from Hitwise, Facebook is now the fourth-ranked source of visits to news and media sites, behind Google, Yahoo and MSN. Facebook overtook Google News as a source of news site visits last year and is miles ahead of Google Reader. Some are already speculating that Facebook is on its way to becoming the web’s top news reader.

News organization that haven’t yet incorporated Facebook into their news distribution strategy might want to change course, and soon. According to research from Hitwise, Facebook is now the fourth-ranked source of visits to news and media sites, behind Google, Yahoo and MSN. Facebook overtook Google News as a source of news site visits last year and is miles ahead of Google Reader. Some are already speculating that Facebook is on its way to becoming the web’s top news reader.

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