Google Reader Is Gone: Can Facebook Take Advantage?

The following video is from Friday's installment of The Motley Fool's Weekly Tech Review, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Eric Bleeker and Jason Moser take a look at the biggest stories driving the tech sector this week.

Google recently cancelled its Google Reader service, leaving behind a large group of dedicated users feeling the loss. In this segment, Eric and Jason discuss Facebook's efforts to step in and fill this space with its own newsreader. Could this be a meaningful driver of traffic for Facebook? Eric also looks at just how well Facebook's ads are performing at the moment.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 0:00 and 4:06.

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