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Facebook Successfully Controls User Emotions In Controversial Study

Hey, did you play Watch Dogs? There's a minor spoiler in the next paragraph, so skip it if you want. It's not big enough to spoil your enjoyment of the game.

In Watch Dogs there's a MacGuffin called the "bellwether." The evil corporation in the game isn't content to just spy on everyone and everything, they want to use that gathered info to manipulate future events for their gain. And they do, they take their knowledge to feed certain messages to people and very subtly control a couple of key...
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