Trending Articles Now Showing In Facebook’s News Feed

In a new change today, “Trending Articles” have been appearing in Facebook users’ news feeds.  The new feature scrolls through 5 articles that appear to be hot across all of Facebook.  This feature very much resembles Google’s  the “Hot On Google+” functionality but adds in the name of a friend who has recently read the article:

The articles that we spotted did escort users off of Facebook to an external story.  Each article can be hidden and all articles from a given source can be hidden:

All sources that we have seen have been tied to the social reader app.  For more information view your Facebook News Feed and look for Trending Articles.  More updates will come as we have them.

Related Topics: Channel: Industry | Facebook | Facebook: Marketing | Facebook: Open Graph | Top News


About The Author: is the Director of Marketing for Cypress North, a company that specializes in social media and search marketing services and web-based application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 6+ years and specializes in Social Media Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.

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