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Facebook dials in live audio streaming option

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Monday began testing a live audio streaming service that will let people essentially broadcast radio-style on the leading online social network. Partners working with Facebook to test "Live Audio" included BBC World Service,  book publisher HarperCollins, British talk radio station LBC, and authors Adam Grant and Brit Bennett. The new feature comes as an alternative to a Facebook tool that lets people stream live video at the social network. "We know that sometimes publishers want to tell…