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WNET Religion & Ethics Newsweekly | 01.09.15

Social Media Ethics

danah boyd

“Some social media companies—including Facebook—have run experiments to learn what influences user behavior. Many of these experiments have troubled both social media users and privacy advocates, who worry that this research and use of personal information is unethical.[…]
“[D&S founder danah] boyd: ‘I’m more concerned about how you get engineers to be thinking about ethical decisions and what it means to be training engineers from the get-go to really think about ethics.'”

Social Media Ethics, WNET Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, January 9, 2015

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