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Facebook Emotion Experiment Sparks Criticism

Science & Tech  (tags: Facebook, experiment, psychological research, manipulation, emotions )

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Facebook is facing criticism after it emerged it had conducted a psychology experiment on nearly 700,000 users without their knowledge. The test saw Facebook "manipulate" news feeds to control which emotional expressions the users were exposed to.

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Rose Becke (141)
Monday June 30, 2014, 4:36 am
I saw this on the news tonight Evelyn

Sue Matheson (79)
Monday June 30, 2014, 7:41 am

Past Member (0)
Monday June 30, 2014, 8:54 am
It's not surprising, look at the comments left on causes or healthy living. Of course, if people read the articles they probably have a completely different response anyway.

Aileen P (40)
Monday June 30, 2014, 3:53 pm
Thank you for posting.

Roger G (154)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 1:11 pm
noted, thanks
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