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Read the Note Mark Zuckerberg Just Penned Addressing Controversy About Trending Topics


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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an event at Facebook headquarters on April 4, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg announced a new product for Android called Facebook Home. April 10 he announced a new political group. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed recent controversy surrounding the Trending Topics feature Thursday night, writing in a post that he takes allegations of political bias "very seriously" and is conducting a "full investigation."

"To serve our diverse community, we are committed to building a platform for all ideas," Zuckerberg wrote. "Trending Topics is designed to surface the most newsworthy and popular conversations on Facebook. We have rigorous guidelines that do not permit the prioritization of one viewpoint over another or the suppression of political perspectives."

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