— Sheryl Sandberg apologizes during a New Delhi meeting for Facebook’s 2012 experiments with users’ news feeds.
— Andreessen Horowitz partner Margit Wennmachers on Facebook’s Caryn Marooney, who made it on PRWeek’s 2014 Power List
I wonder if Facebook KILLED anyone with their emotion manipulation stunt. At their scale and with depressed people out there, it’s possible.— Lauren Weinstein (@laurenweinstein) June 29, 2014
Facebook experimented with the news feeds of 700,000 accounts in 2012, pulling posts with overtly positive or negative words to see whether it could change users’ emotional states — and now some people are outraged about it.