Facebook Tests Trending Topics in Newsfeed

Site tries something along the lines of Twitter

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Sep 1, 2013 9:38 AM CDT | Updated Sep 1, 2013 10:08 AM CDT

(Newser) – Facebook is taking a page out of Twitter's playbook, experimenting with a trending news segment in its web-based newsfeed. The list of current hot topics, which Facebook deployed on Thursday, is reportedly collected from public Facebook mentions, headlines, and hashtags. Newsy reports:

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