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Research and Ethics: If Facebook can tweak our emotions and make us vote, what else can it Do?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on July 3, 2014

If Facebook can tweak our emotions and make us vote, what else can it do?

http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-calls-experiment-innovative-2014-7#ixzz36PtsxVfL

Google’s chief executive has expressed concern that we don’t trust big companies with our data – but may be dismayed at Facebook’s latest venture into manipulation

Please consider the information on Power, Privacy, and the Internet and details on ethics and big data in this IMS blog entry:http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2014/07/01/privacy-and-surveillance-obama-advisor-john-podesta-every-country-has-a-history-of-going-over-the-line/

important information:
Please consider the SCSU Research Ethics and the IRB (Institutional Review Board) document:
http://www.stcloudstate.edu/graduatestudies/current/culmProject/documents/ResearchEthicsandQualitative–IRBPresentationforGradStudentsv2.2011.pdf
For more information, please contact the SCSU Institutional Review Board : http://www.stcloudstate.edu/irb/default.asp

The Facebook Conundrum: Where Ethics and Science Collide

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/the-facebook-conundrum-where-ethics-and-science-collide

The field of learning analytics isn’t just about advancing the understanding of learning. It’s also being applied in efforts to try to influence and predict student behavior.

Learning analytics has yet to demonstrate its big beneficial breakthrough, its “penicillin,” in the words of Reich. Nor has there been a big ethical failure to creep lots of people out.

“There’s a difference,” Pistilli says, “between what we can do and what we should do.”

3 Responses to “Research and Ethics: If Facebook can tweak our emotions and make us vote, what else can it Do?”

  1.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    The Facebook Conundrum: Where Ethics and Science Collide
    http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/the-facebook-conundrum-where-ethics-and-science-collide

  2.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    Chris Chan, MBA
    Why I quit Facebook and we are sharing much more than you think
    https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140709173931-11228988-why-i-quit-facebook-and-we-are-sharing-much-more-than-you-think

    An Open Letter To Mark Zuckerberg
    https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140716103758-11228988-an-open-letter-to-mark-zuckerberg?trk=eml-ced-b-art-M-1-7614707078068797986&midToken=AQE_OT0yRtp0UA&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=21PXjeqSFbtSk1

  3.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    http://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/an-open-letter-to-mark-zuckerberg-by-chris-chan.84667/
    http://recode.net/2014/06/03/an-open-letter-to-mark-zuckerberg/
    http://blogs.forrester.com/nate_elliott/13-10-28-an_open_letter_to_mark_zuckerberg
    https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook/an-open-letter-from-facebook-founder-mark-zuckerberg/190423927130

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