Social Spaces on the Internet
Ethics and Privacy
1. Adam D. I. Kramer, Jamie E. Guillory, and Jeffrey T. Hancock. Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks. PNAS 2014.
2. Bethany Albertson and Shana Gadarian. Was the Facebook emotion experiment unethical? The Washington Post. July 1, 2014.
3. Christian Sandvig. Corrupt Personalization. Blog Post. 2014.
Write up1. What are the strengths of the PNAS 2014 article above, and what are the weaknesses?
2. If you were to run an emotion contagion study to answer the same
research questions as the PNAS 2014 artcile above, how would you design
the study? Whatm, if anything, would you explicitly change from
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