The Breaking News Indicator product is no longer supported on Facebook.
What is the Breaking News Indicator?
This indicator allows you to filter posts by the breaking news indicator that Facebook recently announced. This Facebook product is in beta and has only been released to a select group of partners in North America.
You can find the Breaking News filter under the "More" menu in any Facebook List or Saved Search.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Help! I don't see the indicator in my dashboard
A: So far, we've only released the indicator to users in North America. We'll be rolling it out further as the Facebook beta expands.
Q: I'm not seeing the indicator on my content and I'm a beta partner.
A: We're currently only surfacing the indicator for beta partner publishers in the US and Canada. We'll be rolling it out further as the Facebook beta expands.
Q: How to I get access to the beta program?
A: Get in touch with your Facebook partners manager or fill out this form.
Q: What happens to the posts after the breaking tag expires?
The tag will update in our system. If the tag is live, it will say "is breaking” and if it was tagged but no longer live as breaking news, it will say "was breaking".