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Last month, Congress repealed laws passed by the Federal Communications Commission on what data internet service providers could collect on users.
2017/05/17 11:04
(A Facebook spokesman told MarketWatch at the time that the study was not used to target vulnerable teenagers with advertisements, regretted that this study was carried out and said the contents of this study should not have been shared with a company
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The company carried out research on the psychological states of teenagers and found “moments when young people need a confidence boos
2017/05/17 11:05
Michael Fauscette, chief research officer at peer-to-peer business review platform G2 Crowd, said both sides of the political divide used news stories to target Facebook users in different parts of the country
2017/05/17 11:05
during the 2016 election. Democratic voters who were shown content about candidate Hillary Clinton being ahead in the polls, for instance, may have become complacent and less likely to vote.
2017/05/17 11:06
What your Facebook ‘likes’ say about you
2017/05/17 11:06
his 2012 analysis of 58,000 volunteers using Facebook predicted a user’s skin color with 95% accuracy.
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Cambridge University’s Psychometrics Centre, said these tools were created to “access a history of behavior that might be more accurate than a survey” — and that isn’t always a bad thing. They have potentially life-saving applications in public health
2017/05/17 11:08
Kosinski noted that many people don’t mind being targeted with more relevant information — but feel cheated when it’s done without their knowledge.
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