UPDATE 2-UK regulator investigates Facebook over emotions study

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hhhobbit3 wrote:

If there are not laws agaisnt this there needs to be laws against. Organizations like Facebook could use this power to unfairly manipulate election results and many other things. We can not count on IRBs at educational institutions to keep things from getting out of hand because that is who helped create it – a Psychology department at a University in the United States. A lot of effort to go into this to prevent companies like Facebook ever doing this again. If there is nothing that can be done now, legislation needs to be passed. We need overseeing of the corporations like Facebook, Google and others to make sure this abuse doesn’t happen again.

Jul 04, 2014 6:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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