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originally posted by: kosmicjack
Hmmm...Facebook T&C allows for them to use their *millions* of members as lab rats in a social control experiment. And it worked.
How much would governments pay for that?
Silent weapons for quiet wars...it's real.
And here I thought the government had direct access to their servers just like they do googles.edit on 28-6-2014 by MarlinGrace because: (no reason given)extra DIV
originally posted by: trollz
Scientists at Facebook have published a paper showing that they manipulated the content seen by more than 600,000 users in an attempt to determine whether this would affect their emotional state.
Facebook then analyzed the future postings of those users over the course of a week to see if people responded with increased positivity or negativity of their own, thus answering the question of whether emotional states can be transmitted across a social network. Result: They can!
..there was no need to ask study “participants” for consent, as they’d already given it by agreeing to Facebook’s terms of service in the first place.
Well, Facebook has officially gone beyond mass collection of every little thing people post online... Now Facebook is being used to psychologically manipulate hundreds of thousands of people at once. But why stop there? Why not manipulate the entire userbase? The ability to do this is like a dream come true for TPTB.
As far as I understand, this is how it would work: Let's say TPTB want to promote Monsanto, for example. Someone posts something about Monsanto on Facebook, and suddenly, wherever you see posts about Monsanto, you also see nothing but cute cat videos and feel-good stories and other such things to manipulate you into subconsciously feeling like Monsanto is "good". On the other hand, if TPTB want you to dislike something, such as Ron Paul, they might surround posts about him with negativity, until you start associating Ron Paul with everything bad and no longer want to see or discuss him.
Facebook is the perfect TPTB weapon.
originally posted by: Legion2024
Like anyone puts their real details on Facebook or even on line lol and if you did well good luck with that.