Zizek on the Mask of Personality

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Facebook and Voting

For the study, news articles that Facebook users’ friends had posted appeared higher in their feeds — the stream of status updates, photos and articles that show up when you first sign on to the site. The researchers wanted to see whether increasing your exposure to news stories shared by friends before an election would convince you to vote.

“Facebook conducted another secret experiment on users”

This permission allows the app

 

• Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.

• Allows the app to record audio with microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

• Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

A few of the permissions in the T&C for Facebook’s Messenger app.

via HuffPo