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February 17, 2012

Today, the Msnbc Digital Network launched new apps that people can add to their Facebook timelines to share news video with their friends and discover new msnbc.com and TODAY.com videos.

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For people who love watching the latest videos from NBC News, the new msnbc.com and TODAY.com apps enable them to add their favorite video to their timeline and update it with the videos they’re watching as they go.

“We’re thrilled to launch the new msnbc.com and TODAY.com apps for Facebook timeline to give people an easy way to connect around video and discover new video to share with their friends," said Charlie Tillinghast, President and Publisher, Msnbc Digital Network.

When people choose to install the msnbc.com and TODAY.com apps, they have full control over what information they share with their friends. They can also always edit their settings from their Application Settings Page on Facebook, and they can remove specific activity directly from timeline or from their personal Activity Log on Facebook.

“We are excited that msnbc.com and TODAY.com are both launching today,” said Justin Osofsky, Director of Platform Partnerships, Facebook. “This team was able to move very fast and get their initial integration up and running in just a few weeks. And this launch is just the start.”

To learn more, go to www.msnbc.comor www.TODAY.com.

About the Msnbc Digital Network

The Msnbc Digital Network is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver the most compelling, diverse and visually engaging stories on the consumer’s platform of choice. A joint venture between Microsoft and NBCUniversal, the digital network features world class brands including msnbc.com, TODAY.com, TV.MSNBC.com, Newsvine and EveryBlock. The Msnbc Digital Network provides something for every news consumer with its comprehensive array of offerings that deliver the best in breaking news, original journalism, lifestyle features, commentary and local updates down to the block level.

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