Facebook Head Of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert On Study: ‘That’s Innovation’

by David Cohen

Was Facebook Manipulating Emotions for Your Own Benefit?

Monika Bickert is Facebook's Head of Global Policy Management. She was asked about reports of Facebook's "psychology experiments" by an audience member at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. This video is part of a discussion available here in full: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LH-dt72RTM In this digital age, many of the most pressing questions about free speech arise in cyberspace. And increasingly, the answers to those speech questions are defined in board rooms, rather than court rooms. What comments on Facebook constitute hate speech? Which videos on YouTube are likely to incite violence? At the moment, many of the most important decisions about online content, access, and speech are concentrated in the hands of a few private actors. Will they have even more power in 2024? Featuring: Jeffrey Rosen Monika Bickert Nicole Alston The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that both shape our lives and challenge our times. Learn more at: http://www.aspenideas.org/ Follow us on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aspenideas Twitter https://twitter.com/aspenideas LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/channels/aspenideas You can also follow the Aspen Institute: Instagram http://instagram.com/aspeninstitute Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AspenInstitute Twitter https://twitter.com/aspeninstitute LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-aspen-institute Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/aspeninstitute Get regular updates from the Ideas Festival: http://www.aspenideas.org/subscribe-newsletter

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