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This take on that ‘sexiest bald man’ Prince William story is a fascinating insight into how news works

You’ve probably seen that story about Prince William being named the world’s sexiest bald man.

It was worked out by a company of cosmetic surgery specialists and, as we suggested in our round-up of all our favourite responses, it may not necessarily have passed GCSE statistics.

We only mention this because over on Twitter Dan Barker – he describes himself as ‘someone who works with data a bit’ – has taken something of a deep dive into how these stories happen and it’s a fascinating read.

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And it went viral – if not quite as viral as Prince William’s head – and here are just some of the many things people were saying about it.

And you can follow @danbarker on Twitter here!

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Simply 17 Daily Mail reader ‘comments of the day’ that tell you all you need to know

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