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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.
… Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg weighed in on the controversy over a study by social scientists from the social network, Cornell University, and the University of California-San Francisco, in which the researchers randomly selected 689,003 Facebook users and tinkered with the number of positive or negative stories that appeared…
… of those users' moods. OK so. A lot of people have asked me about my and Jamie (UCSF Post-Doctoral Fellow Jamie Guillory) and Jeff's (Cornell's Jeff Hancock) recent study published in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science), and I wanted to give a brief public explanation. The reason we did this research is because we care about…