Ethics Of Internet Research

  • The sneaky method BuzzFeed uses to win the market research game

    … to the Services may be retained by us indefinitely, even after you terminate your account. We may continue to disclose such content to third parties, as described in this Privacy Policy.” (Excerpt from BuzzFeed’s privacy policy. Again, emphasis mine.) Maybe the answer is to post a quiz of our own: How Much Do You Care About Online Privacy…

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  • Would you conduct this experiment on your mother?

    …, he writes, is because the ethics of Internet research becomes a greater consideration as the cost of experimentation comes down: What makes today—and tomorrow —so very, very different from even a decade or five years ago is how the cost and complexity of running serious ‘large scale’ human experiments have radically declined. Marketing…

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