Facebook Is Ending Trending Topics Feature That Sorts Popular News

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Facebook revealed that it is shutting down its trending news section.

Yesterday, Facebook announced that it will end the trending topics feature. However, the feature sorts out trending news on the social network. The reason for shutdown is to ensure that users will get news from quality and trustworthy sources.

The move, successful one week from now, comes when the world’s biggest informal organization is fighting the spread of phony news on its stage, which has in a few spots end up fundamental to the conveyance of news. Trending represents on average under 1.5% of clicks to news distributers. Facebook said here in a blog entry, including the organization was trying approaches to show news including a ‘today in’ and ‘breaking news label’, a section solely for the local news.


The nature of news on Facebook raised doubt about after charged Russian agents, revenue driven spammers and others spread false reports on the social media platform, including the 2016 US Presidential Election. However, in past few years, the company did some changes in the trending topics section.

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