Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP
Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP

Facebook poised to enter health-care sector with 'support communities'

Industry watchers say social media site is set to follow Apple and Google into lucrative market

Topic |   Facebook
Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP
Facebook product teams noticed that people with chronic ailments such as diabetes would search the social networking site for advice. Photo: AFP
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