The Craig Fahle Show

Facebook's Social Experiment On Unknowing Users

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Facebook recently announced in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences during January of 2012 the social networking site was emotionally manipulating users news feed for a psychological study. Users who signed up for the social network agreed to this when signing the terms of agreement. Facebook was modifying the algorithm of nearly 700,000 of its users news feeds, in order to conduct the study. Craig speaks with Kahmir Hill, the tech reporter for Forbes Magazine about the study and the strong reactions from Facebook users

A link to a section of Facebook's privacy as of September 2011.