Facebook has caught a lot of flak for a recent study by social scientists from the social network, Cornell University, and the University of California-San Francisco, in which the researchers randomly selected 689,003 Facebook users and tinkered with the number of positive or negative stories that appeared in their News Feeds to gauge the results of those users’ moods.
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Does the tone of Facebook users’ News Feeds end up affecting their actual moods. Yes, according to a recent study by social scientists from Facebook, Cornell University, and the University of California-San Francisco.