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online.wsj.com - 2 readers - A Facebook study on users' emotions sparked soul-searching among researchers and calls for better ethical guidelines in the online world.
gigaom.com - 2 readers - A study manipulated the news feeds of hundreds of thousands of Facebook users in an attempt to show that emotional responses can be affected by the behavior of our social connections, and many are outraged by what they see as an ethical lapse by the company in doing so
forbes.com - 2 readers - Facebook found itself in a lot of trouble over the weekend after a team of in-house data scientists published an academic paper detailing a 2012 study in which they manipulated the emotions of users by controlling what sorts of posts they saw in their News Feeds. My colleague Kashmir Hill detailed [...]