Sunday, 29 June 2014

Facebook Doesn't Think Manipulating Users' Emotions Is A Big Deal



Facebook Doesn't Think Manipulating Users' Emotions Is A Big Deal

If you missed this outrageous study published earlier this month in an academic journal, here's the nutshell version: In January 2012, a Facebook data scientist, along with two university researchers, tweaked the News Feed of almost 690,000 users to display more "positive" or "negative" stories to figure out if "emotions are contagious on social networks".
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