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Facebook manipulated feeds of users to show only positive or negative posts to study emotional responses

FACEBOOK deliberately manipulated the feeds of almost 700,000 users to see how negative or positive posts affected their moods. In a move that’s raised some ethical questions, Facebook tweaked the algorithm that delivers news into users’ feeds using a program to analyse whether posts contained positive or negative words. Some users were delivered only positive …

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Ever thought what happens to you social media or facebook after you die. Take a look.

What happens to your digital life after you die? It’s a question not many consider given how embedded the internet is in their lives. The typical web user has 25 online accounts, ranging from email to social media profiles and bank accounts, according to a 2007 study from Microsoft. But families, companies and legislators are …

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