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FEATURED ARTICLE — July 11th, 2014

Is Facebook Guilty of Manipulating News Feeds?

Remember when your Facebook news feed just contained your friends’ status updates? Those were such innocent days. Then came ads dispersed here and there. And over time, those ads have looked more and more like actual status updates, luring you into thinking they’re from a trusted source. Now, however, we have Facebook itself on the loose.

It’s true advertisers have worked hard to create news feed ads that contain truly valuable content and information. Some folks even enjoy the occasional ad in their feeds, as they are extremely well targeted in many cases.

Facebook, however, just doesn’t know when to quit.

Recently, much ado has been triggered over an academic study co-released by the social media giant in conjunction with Cornell University and
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