Facebook Tests “Trending” Section In News Feed

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Two months after rolling out hashtags — key words in posts that are marked by “#” – Facebook is experimenting with new ways to make them useful.

The social network has begun testing a “trending” topics section in the homepage news feed of its website. The section — similar to rival Twitter’s “trends box — showcases topics, including hashtags, that are currently popular on the site.

Read more on the Wall Street Journal

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