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Facebook's trending topics controversy is now a Facebook trending topic

The social media giant lists its own curated news links controversy as a newsworthy topic.

By 12 May 2016

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Facebook denies 'biased trends' allegations

Facebook's vice president of search refutes claims that the social network's trending topics are excluding conservative websites.

By 10 May 2016

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National Junk Food Day 2016 trends: Hope you like s'mores

Yeah, yeah, kale. America's still the king of the world when it comes to creative, so-bad-they're-good snacks.

By 21 July 2016

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'What is the EU?' trends on Google in the UK as the country votes for Brexit

Britons have voted in favor of Brexit, but Google Trends data suggests there is still confusion over what leaving the EU actually means.

By 24 June 2016

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Facebook Trending Topics accused of bias, Zuckerberg speaks out

The social network is caught up in a cloud of controversy over how it picks which stories show in the Trending box. CEO Zuckerberg will meet with conservatives to quash accusations of pushing liberal stories.

By 14 May 2016

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Facebook spells out what's trending

The social network sheds more light on how it decides which topics are trending, releasing its 28-page editorial guidelines.

By 13 May 2016

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How has Facebook decided what's trending? Leaked docs shed light

Internal guidelines obtained by The Guardian show that the social media network has relied on a small editorial team to decide what news topics to show. Facebook says the guidelines are old.

By 13 May 2016

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Senate panel asks Facebook about claims of bias in trending topics

The commerce committee sends a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg inquiring about allegations that conservative issues were actively kept out of trending topics.

By 11 May 2016

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Facebook's trending news feed may be a sham

The world's largest social network calls out the top trending stories on its site, which is visited by more than a billion people every day. But the list may be manipulated by Facebook's employees, who are allegedly deciding what's "trending" based on their political views.

By 10 May 2016

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Bizarre-trend alert: Soda you can slice

The latest food trend running rampant online involves gelatin treats formed in soda bottles. Like your drinks wiggly?

By 7 April 2016