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(FILES) In this file photo illustration picture the US social media Facebook logo displayed on a tablet in Paris on February 17, 2019. – Facebook on Tuesday said it is speeding up plans to go international with a news tab feature that involves paying publishers for stories delivered through the leading social network.

A Facebook News section that debuted late last year in the US will be expanded in the next six months or so to more countries, with top contenders said to be Brazil, Britain, France, Germany, and India reported August 25, 2020. “In each country, we’ll pay news publishers to ensure their content is available in the new product,” Facebook global news partnerships vice president Campbell Brown said in a blog post. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)