Ethics Of Internet Research

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

    … with your browsing information (both on the site and elsewhere online), you’re providing a data-rich window into your likes, dislikes, attitudes and predilections (even the most personal, since they can access data for things you look at privately, but don’t share.) In short, BuzzFeed has won the market research game: demographic information, complex…

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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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