CREDIT: Gigaom

Facebook Newsfeed Experiments Affect Voter Turnout

Yet another reason not to trust Facebook:

The fact that Facebook can manipulate newsfeed design in ways that can influence voter-turnout rates is fascinating, and perhaps even encouraging — but at the same time, the implications of that are disturbing: what other kinds of behavior could it influence, or actually be influencing even now, without our knowledge?

(via Gigaom)

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