Facebook Manipulation

  • Social Media and the Stock Market: A Lesson in Global Manipulation

    … By Kate Prince, {grow} Community Member A hacker starts an online rumor about a place crash. The “news” goes viral and the airline’s stock plummets. The hacker makes a fortune on stock short sales that day and slinks back to his anonymous world undetected. A company legally makes a material announcement on Facebook about an acquistion…

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  • Five reasons to be freaked out by the Facebook experiment

    … of the Facebook Experiment One camp has emerged supporting Facebook, claiming that we are all subject to digital manipulation by every company and Facebook has the right to do whatever it pleases with its data. I think it is more complex than that. Last year, before the Facebook IPO, I wrote a post called “Why Facebook Will Become the Most Dangerous Company…

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