Looks like Facebook‘s is tweaking its trending section, in order to offer a wider variety of interesting topics to its users and a way to better organise them.
As Adweek reports, users have spotted a change in the look of the section, which appears to have a collection of trending topics sorted by interest and category. This is how a trending section typically looks like:
And this is how some users see it, with category break down.
Although we like the new style, we would like to know explore the details of the implementation. One question that seems important at this point is whether these categories are the same for every user or tailored according to location and other data – such as what a particular user usually shares. This latest approach seems the most reasonable, given that Facebook is betting huge on big data manipulation.
This is the second change in 6 months for Facebook’s trending section, following a massive redesign back in December, which introduced popular stories from across the platform as well as a live feed of user mentions.
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