Facebook automates trending topics to side step criticism
No one will be unduly influenced. Not on Facebook. Everything's ok now. Thumbs up.
The bot will tell us what to trend. Bot knows all. All hail the Bot.
Don't you mean whoever programs the bot?
Ok now that I actually read the article. I do believe that the "news curators" had some personal views which affected their choices on deciding the latest trending topics. I believe its inherent in all humans to behave that way.
For a moment I thought Facebook's motto was do good. But that's Google's. Facebook was doing God's work by making sure Breitbart .com was never was trending.
Meh - I have "Fluff Buster Purity" installed on my browsers - I can get rid of stuff like that entirely.
For a moment I thought Facebook's motto was do good. But that's Google's.
Actually, it was "Don't be evil", and that could mean pretty much anything.