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Consumer Group Files Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Mood Manipulation Study

A consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.

07/04/2014

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Facebook Officer Says Mood Manipulation Study Was ‘Poorly Communicated’

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg did not apologize for the company’s psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 users, but instead said the move was “poorly communicated.”

07/03/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Acquires Mood-Based Streaming Music Service, Songza

Google is acquiring a mood-based digital streaming music service called Songza, the company announced Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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Facebook Tried To Alter Mood Of Nearly 700,000 By Tweaking News Feeds

Facebook is getting a face-full of outrage Monday from privacy advocates after it was revealed that the social network conducted a psychological experiment on unwitting users.

06/30/2014

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