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Articles tagged Twitter trending topics (4)

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As algorithms play an ever-larger role in how we get news and information, it’s important to realize the ways that bias — intentional or not — can seep into their decisions. Nick Diakopoulos
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More evidence that Twitter’s algorithm rewards spikes over steadiness.
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A new SocialFlow analysis suggests that the movement’s growing popularity might actually have hurt its chances to trend.
March 17, 2011