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Facebook Pulls 9/11 Anniversary Topic after Promoting Conspiracy Article

In the latest misstep attributed to its newly-automated Trending Topics feed, Facebook pulled a topic dedicated to the anniversary of September 11th after an article appearing to support ‘Truther’ conspiracy theories topped the feed. The article, from the UK’s Daily Star, claimed to feature “footage that ‘proves bombs were planted in the Twin Towers.'” It…

http://fortune.com/2016/09/10/facebook-pulls-911-topic/