The Facebook Emotional Manipulation Study: Sources


This post rolls up all of the major primary sources for the Facebook emotional manipulation study, along with selected news and commentary.


Paper:

  • “Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks” as PDF and as HTML (received Oct. 23, 2013, approved March 25, 2014, publication date June 17, 2014)

Authors:

Cornell:

UCSF: (Guillory became affiliated with UCSF only after the study was conducted)

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Facebook:

PNAS:

Common Rule:

Previous Facebook studies:

Journalism:

Commentary:

Misc.:

OK Cupid experiments: