Let Facebook entertain you

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I tend to think we should be happy with the type of experiments Facebook is doing: since they’re publishing them out in the open. It makes us aware that we’re all transmitting emotions which affect others. If Facebook could be held responsible for a few suicides more because of that experiment, we should all be held responsible for suicides as we communicated the emotions in the first place.

Facebook is an amusement park in which you’re constantly being monitored and entertained by your peers, optimized by Facebook’s algorithms, to make your time there as enjoyable as possible. That’s basically what real world amusement parks also do.

Doesn’t that conflict with your privacy? Well Facebook & privacy, don’t get me started: Facebook isn’t meant to be private first place.

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