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Facebook apologizes for unethical emotional manipulation experiment

Posted 13:41 EDT on October 7, 2014

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Over the summer, more than 140,000 Fight for the Future members signed petitions calling out Facebook for abusing their users data. We’ve just seen the first signs that our advocacy is having an impact.

On Thursday, October 2nd, Facebook officially apologized for the unethical emotional manipulation experiment that they conducted on more than 600,000 users without their knowledge or consent.

Check out this article in The Verge about Facebook’s apology: http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/2/6894499/facebook-apologizes-for-manipulating-news-feeds-in-psychology-experiment

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