What is it?
Trending means that a particular online topic is becoming more popular.
How does it work?
A topic may trend when it is either deliberated tagged, for instance with the #hashtag icon by a Twitter user, or is monitored as a keyword.
Why is it useful?
Trending is useful because it gives people a sense of what current topics are important, and also allow others to add their views.
What do you need to keep in mind about your child and trending?
You may want to explain trending to your primary school child as following a particular topic may be a useful way of adding to a homework or other school project.