Facebook Is Treating You Like a Lab Rat

It’s recently come to light that Facebook researchers manipulated the content that about 700,00 users were shown in an attempt to gauge their emotional response.

Learn more about Facebook’s mood manipulation experiment in the video.

Facebook’s terms of service gives the company permission to conduct this kind of research, but many users have reacted with anger at what they say is a dangerous social experiment. There is no indication that the 690,000 subjects were asked if they would like to take part in the study.

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