Facebook Fired Trending Topics Team with One Hour Notice
Why Facebook Takes This Rude Step?
Recently, Facebook eliminated a team of 15 to 18 contractors that are hired to write the short descriptions of Trending Topics. As per the report, those contractors found that their services were no longer required and then Facebook send out a blog declaring the amendments. Those contractors have been given severance pay of six weeks and requested to leave the building in an hour.
Now, Facebook engineers will get involved with Trending Topics and will correct faults in the algorithm, and make sure that the same news doesn’t come up twice with slightly different names on the list. Whereas, internal investigation of Facebook found no proofs of misconduct still the company has taken this steps to eliminate any appearance of impropriety.
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