'Me Too' trending on social media following recent sexual harassment outrage

The hashtag #MeToo was trending on social media after actress Alyssa Milano asked victims of sexual harassment to come forward and let their voices be heard.

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Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance


LinkedIn on Wednesday began rolling out Trending Storylines, a feature that offers curated feeds of the most interesting developing stories in a member’s industry. Storylines are personalized for members through a combination of algorithms and the choices of LinkedIn’s editorial team.
The feeds may include perspectives from relevant influencers and news sources, as well as individuals in the member’s LinkedIn network. Each Storyline will have its own hashtag, so other members can join the conversation.

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Facebook updates its troubled Trending feed with more info, less personalization

Facebook is launching a set of updates for its mishap-prone Trending feature. The social network claims the updates will help it to eliminate fake news from its Trending feed — in particular via its new topic identification system.

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Facebook's Trending feed published another hoax story, this time about the Sept. 11 attacks

Facebook’s recently automated Trending feed has made another blunder, this time showing users a fake news article about the September 11 attacks. The mishap comes just weeks after it published two unsuitable articles in quick succession.

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Facebook's Trending Feed falls prey to fake stories following purge of human editors

Facebook may have to fix its newly automated Trending topics section after its algorithm suffered two consecutive blunders regarding fake, and obscene, news stories. The errors could force the platform to embrace human editors once again.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/31/facebooks-trending-feed-falls-prey-to-fake-stories-following-purge-human-editors.html

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10 times Facebook censored conservatives

Facebook has finished their own internal investigation into censoring conservatives in their trending section, and surprise, they’ve found no evidence of overt bias. Still, in the wake of a very rough week and tough questions from a U.S. senator, Facebook has now agreed to revamp that section in order to prevent any “unintentional bias.” But what about intentional bias?

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Facebook Tweaks Trending Topics Out of Abundance of Caution


Facebook this week said it would make several procedural changes to its Trending Topics feature to quell concerns that the results could be steered in a particular political direction, even though it has found no evidence of bias. The company will retrain workers in the Trending Topics department and institute additional oversight and control to make sure trending stories are selected fairly, said Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch. “Our investigation has revealed no evidence of systematic political bias,” he noted.

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Facebook denies ‘systematic’ content bias, but admits possibility of rogue employees

Facebook says that it has found no evidence of ‘systematic’ political bias related to its Trending Topics section, but acknowledges the possibility that rogue employees could have impacted the controversial feature.

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Facebook Tampers With Gears of Journalism, Ex-Curators Charge


Facebook hired promising journalists in their 20s and early 30s to work on its secretive trending news project but did not treat them — or journalism — well, according to a recent report. The curators served as training modules for Facebook’s algorithm, they said. They selected trending news, and decided which news sites each chosen topic would link to. With more than 1.5 billion users worldwide, Facebook is a potent force for distributing content, and the question an uneasy media industry increasingly is asking itself is whether this is the new face of journalism.

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Chinese manufacturers start showing cases for rumored 9.7" iPad Pro with smart connector, 4 speakers

Article Image With industry consensus trending toward the introduction of a new, smaller version of the iPad Pro to succeed the aging iPad Air 2, Chinese manufacturers have begun to churn out cases fitting that design weeks before the rumored unveiling.

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New Chinese handset shows consumers remain fixated on sapphire iPhones

Apple’s iPhone component choices are once again a trending topic of conversation following the announcement of a low-cost, sapphire-covered smartphone from a little-known Chinese electronics firm.



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Amazon launches iOS-compatible Kindle Unlimited, a $10/mo. all-you-can-read ebook plan

While the digital music market has been trending toward monthly subscription services for unlimited access, Amazon is now trying the same approach with its dominance in the ebook market, allowing subscribers to read as much as they want for $10 per month.



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Low institutional ownership of Apple shares continues, despite stock's recent highs

Though shares of Apple have been trending upward lately, institutional investors — including hedge funds, banks, mutual funds and other powerful types of financial institutions –?have not yet bought in, suggesting that when they do, AAPL stock could move much higher.



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