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Oprah to appear live on Facebook

Oprah's Twitter account has 7.2 million followers.
Oprah's Twitter account has 7.2 million followers.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Oprah Winfrey will be on for one hour on September 8 at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Oprah will answer questions shared by visitors to the Facebook Live event wall
  • TV star's official Facebook page is liked by more than 6.2 million fans

(Mashable) -- Oprah Winfrey is coming to Facebook next week. On September 8, the TV star will be the one answering questions rather than asking them, appearing on a one-hour Facebook Live streaming video interview at 4:30 p.m. ET.

To see the live webcast, go to Facebook Live on September 8 and Oprah will answer questions shared by visitors to the Facebook Live event wall.

Fans are invited to share their questions now, with the promise that "you might hear Oprah answer your question during the live show."

Oprah is no stranger to Facebook. Her official Oprah Winfrey page is liked by more than 6.2 million fans. She's also hip to the iPad-based magazine app Flipboard, where there is an official "Oprah" section.

Oprah has a burgeoning Twitter account as well, where she has 7.2 million followers. That number is dwarfed by the throngs of devotees the woman enjoys elsewhere. For instance, soon after she joined Twitter and featured it on her TV show in 2009, Twitter traffic was boosted by an astonishing 24% compared to day before the segment aired.

Now that's clout.

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