Social Media Today: Facebook Adopts ‘Trending’

CBS Philly

By Melony Roy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Facebook has launched a new feature, called “Trending.”  It’s very similar to a feature that’s been around on Twitter for years, but Facebook’s version is slightly different.

Facebook says trending won’t just show users the most popular topics, it will make sure it shows users trending topics that matter to them based on their interests.

In addition, Facebook’s version will also give users a brief headline summary of what current topics are trending.


Twitter could become a platform that retailers use for more than just advertising and marketing.

According to a report by Recode, the social network may be teaming up with online payments service Stripe to make it possible for retailers to accept credit cards directly through tweets.


Netflix has earned its first Academy Award nomination for the documentry The Square, which premieres on the site today.

The Square details…

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