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Aug 7, 2013

Facebook Is Getting Trending Topics

Want some Twitter in your Facebook? No? Too bad. According to a report by All Things D, Facebook is getting trending topics and they're rolling out today. Oh, and yes, they are literally going to be called "Trending Topics."

The new feature will take the form of a banner on the mobile site that displays across the top of a user's newsfeed, displaying information that the unwashed Facebook-masses are keen to chat about, whether or not they are friends of the user. If they click it, they'll see how their own personal friends are reacting to the trend, but they'll see content from a bunch of total strangers too.  More here.

1 comment:

YeamieWaffles said...

This is pretty cringey, it's too much of an attempt to move in on Twitter. I don't hate Facebook but it's trying to be far too much like Twitter when both are good websites for their own unique points.