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IN THE NEWS: How Facebook is changing Fort Worth

16 Sep 2017 10:31 AM | Rachel Albright (Administrator)

SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 10:31 AM UPDATED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 04:30 PM

BY BUD KENNEDY bud@star-telegram.com (Updated.)

FORT WORTH — Amazon nearly made Fort Worth a $6 million delivery, and with the help of Facebook.

Young professionals pointing to Amazon’s expansion plan convinced City Council to think a few days about a larger tax increase and buying an extra $6 million in better city bus service.

Two council opponents eventually sank the idea. But it was last-minute anyway. It was another example of civic activism fostered on Facebook. 

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