Skip to comments.Facebook conducted secret psychology experiment on users’ emotions
Posted on 06/28/2014 7:22:44 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Over 600,000 Facebook users have taken part in a psychological experiment organized by the social media company, without their knowledge.
Facebook altered the tone of the users news feed to highlight either positive or negative posts from their friends, which were seen on their news feed.
They then monitored the users response, to see whether their friends attitude had an impact on their own.
The results show emotional contagion, wrote a team of Facebook scientists, in a paper published by the PNAS journalProceedings of the National Academy of Scientists of the United States.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
I wonder how they’re going to market that ‘service’ to clients...
I sense an impending rush to give non-English speaking ‘immigrants’ access to smart phones & FB for some ‘social purpose’...
This is no secret...
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Social media is one endless chain of Beavis and Buttheads nudging each other. Come to think of it, that’s the mainstream media too!
I wonder how many on Free Republic have actually visited Intercept and read the documents from Snowdens dump.
Here are a couple of links I found interesting:
Check out Squeaky Dolphin
If you can read what is being done and can still express yourself freely on Free Republic without a chill running up your spine, you are either in denial or like me, an old man with not much to lose.
I used to fear a knock at the door. I now know I will never see it comming
Just in case anyone was still unsure as to whether facebook is evil ...
Most if us just believe it is too late. They know whatever they need already. Our kids figure this is the way it is and most don’t even know why it is a bad thing.
Reason number 316 why everyone, especially conservatives, should stay away from Facebook.
Facebook is evil.