Facebook is testing “Today In,” a new section to connect users with the local community

Facebook yesterday announced that is testing a new section on Facebook that connects users to news and information in their community. The new local section is called Today In.

Today In “show more news that connects people to their local communities.” For now, Facebook is testing Today In on six US cities. According to Facebook, this dedicated section will be expanded in the coming months to more cities.

Yesterday, Facebook announced that is promoting local news on News Feed, while demoting News in general.