European privacy authorities questioned Facebooks emotion research




British and Irish studies privacy authorities or Facebook has acted to do to manipulate the emotions of users without prior permission. Research illegal Facebook defended earlier research.

The UK privacy authority looks at the case and the Irish ‘privacy commissioner has already written questions about the research, writes The New York Times. That’s still no official investigation, although the starting gun for this can be. Well

The privacy authorities will see if Facebook users should have asked to do the research. Prior consent Facebook initially relied on their own terms of use, but the clause for permission to participate in research joined Facebook , according to Forbes after the investigation. Moreover, it is questionable whether the users to participate in the study does not automatically conflict with privacy regulations in various countries.

Facebook eyeing be influenced in their own posts., in examining whether users see a relatively large positive or negative posts, Indeed, there appeared to be a relationship: who looked more positive posts, was in his own posts positive; the reverse was also true. The study took place in 2012 among almost 700,000 users, which Facebook’s News Feed modified.


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