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Facebook’s Trending controversy is trending on Facebook

In an uncommon instance of Facebook surfacing negative news about Facebook, the Trending section has prominently displayed a contested Gizmodo report that alleges Facebook’s Trending editors buried right-leaning stories. What a PR move!  This isn’t unprecedented: When Free Basics was banned in India, for example, the news was featured as a Trending story (at least for Indian users, … Continue reading “Facebook’s Trending controversy is trending on Facebook”

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In an uncommon instance of Facebook surfacing negative news about Facebook, the Trending section has prominently displayed a contested Gizmodo report that alleges Facebook’s Trending editors buried right-leaning stories. What a PR move! 

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This isn’t unprecedented: When Free Basics was banned in India, for example, the news was featured as a Trending story (at least for Indian users, it seems). 

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Pavithra Mohan is a staff writer for Fast Company.

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