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Articles tagged trending topics (11)

“Trends are not the same as news, but Facebook kinda wants them to be.”
There was a reason that you obsessed over this all week, and that reason was to get a perfect score on our quiz.
Platforms aren’t neutral — but it’s not just a digital problem.
Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.
It’s a bold and potentially cross-platform experiment. But it’s unclear how it can (or why it should) compete with the Times’ better, native iPad app.
A new SocialFlow analysis suggests that the movement’s growing popularity might actually have hurt its chances to trend.
February 4, 2011