In the wake of speculation over why #wikileaks hadn’t become a trending topic after all of the discussion surrounding the organization and its supporters, Twitter went on its blog to explain what it considers a trend and how to get to the top of the trending list.
“Put another way, Twitter favors novelty over popularity,” the post says.
Mediaite gathers reaction from a couple of outlets.
And what’s on top of the trending list at now? Bernie Sanders and his filibuster.