Why Facebook Needs Trending Links

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http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is not working on an RSS product, we hear, but it still has a huge and truly social opportunity in news discovery. Facebook could turn what links we share with friends into an automatic Digg for the world. Over a billion people are on Facebook, and many share links to news stories and offsite content along with their commentary. Yet rather than post publicly like on Twitter, most posts are shared semi-privately with friends and acquaintances. Right now there’s no way for people to glean the collective opinion of Facebook users on what’s important. Only Facebook’s algorithms see (IT news)