[Swiftwater Gazette] The Secret Facebook Experiment

Ed kroposki kroposki at att.net
Sat Apr 9 16:59:44 EDT 2016



TheSecret Facebook Experimenthttp://tinyurl.com/zu6kh7r
InJanuary of 2012 —Facebook ran a secret experiment on 689,000 of itsusers. The purpose of that experiment was to see if the company couldchange those peoples’ moods by altering their news feeds. And itworked. 
Thatgovernment agents are influencing people online has been known forsome time, though most people have never been informed of thosefacts. Most, have never even heard about the publicly stated wishesof Cass Sunstein. … they’re just never included in the big newsfeeds.

   

  
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