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The Battle Over Facebook’s Top 10 List

What kind of news does the news feed feed when the news feed does feed news?

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Since July, New York Times journalist Kevin Roose has been posting daily lists of the top 10 most popular link posts on Facebook in the United States, under the Twitter handle @facebookstop10. The lists, which tend to…