- 4-Week # shares sold: 392,734
- 12-Week # shares sold: 2.9 million
- 24-Week # shares sold: 3.9 million
Facebook (FB) said it is modifying its trending topics so that an algorithm will generate excerpts, but shortly after the change, a fake article surfaced in the section.
Social network users have increased from 1.4 billion in 2012 to 2.3 billion in 2016, and that growth is likely to continue.