Facebook Tests Smaller Version of ‘Trending Articles’ in Newsfeed

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Facebook is testing a smaller, less invasive version of the “Trending Articles” insert that began appearing in some users’ Newsfeeds earlier this month. Now, instead of displaying a vertical block of stories — between three and six, from the screenshots we saw before — users see just one headline, accompanied by a thumbnail, source, introductory text and the name(s) of the friend(s) who have already read it. Read the full story at Mashable.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).