Facebook Live plans to be front and centre during Australia’s election campaign.

On Tuesday, announced it would be hosting the first online leader’s debate in the country in partnership with Facebook.

Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Party, Malcolm Turnbull, challenged his competitor and leader of the Labor Party, Bill Shorten, to a debate on a product that screams innovation.

“This is the most exciting time to be an Australian and to participate in an election debate in the media of our time,” Turnbull told the media on Tuesday. Smart play, Turnbull. Read more…

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Facebook Live to host first online political debate in Australia