Vindu Goel, The New York Times, August 12, 2014

Professor Jeffrey T. Hancock, co-author of the Facebook study in which the social network quietly manipulated the news feeds of nearly 700,000 people to learn how the changes affected their emotions, and other university and corporate researchers are grappling with how to create ethical guidelines for research studies of Internet users’ personal data collected by Facebook, Google, Amazon and a host of start-ups. […read more]