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Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Trending Section

Facebook is testing some changes to its Trending feature, which for some has become a staple of the Facebook experience since it launched on desktop early last year. In December, Facebook introduced some big changes, adding new sections to split up the types of content that users can peruse for each trend. These include Articles, In the Story, Friends and …

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Facebook’s New Super Bowl Hub Will Make Sure You See Some Stuff About the Super Bowl on Sunday

Facebook, unsure if you’ll see anything about the Super Bowl in the days leading up to Sunday, has created a dedicated page for all things Big Game. Because it’s nearly impossible to find anything out there about the Super Bowl, likely due to the fact that none of your friends care about football, Facebook has created a more-elaborate “Trending” page …

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Facebook Trending Topics Roll Out On Desktop

Facebook began testing Trending Topics last year on both desktop and mobile. On Thursday, the company announced that it is rolling out the new feature, called simply “Trending,” to desktop users “in select countries”. They’ll continue to test the feature on mobile. Trending, Facebook says, is “designed to surface interesting and relevant conversations in order to help you discover the …

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Alex Trebek Rapping Sets Internet Afire

When Alex Trebek started trending on Twitter last night, everyone thought the worst – that is, that the host of Jeopardy, and one of Canada’s greatest, was dead. Fortunately for trivia and mustache fans across the world, Trebek is still alive. His most-recent internet fame was caused not by an unfortunate and untimely death, but rather by transcending cultural, societal, …

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Gif Hell Collects Popular Animated Gifs On Twitter

The lifecycle of the animated gif has been an interesting one. The almost-defunct image format that used to be synonymous with poor web design has clearly found a second life capturing brief moments of sports, television, movies, music videos, and just about anything else that can placed into a moving image format. Even if there’s still a debate about its …

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Bing UK Adds “Popular Now” Feature to Homepage

Bing has just announced that users in the UK will now be able to see which searches are trending, right on the homepage. Today, they’ve launched the “Popular Now” section on their homepage. “Each day the Bing UK editorial team will monitor for the most popular trends and topics and update them onto the Bing UK homepage,” says Bing in …

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Whitney Houston and Waffle House Trending

Getting Twitter reactions to Whitney Houston’s funeral was an odd enough task to start with. Most Twitter reaction material is about weaves, political races, and that sort of thing. I figured it would be a bunch of sad comments and lyrics, with some dark humor thrown in. Then came Waffle House. Thoughts on Whitney Houston’s funeral this past weekend? #wafflehouse …

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