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"They are messing with emotions and with communications," she said.
"That's different than other things we are A/B tested about." In June, Facebook users were outraged when a study showed that the world's largest social networking site had manipulated the news feeds of 700,000 users to see how viewing more positive or negative posts affected users' posting habits.
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No, matchmakers haven't been made obsolete by the online scrum that is modern dating—and no, they're not just for investment bankers and trust funders.
You've got your feminist, hipster matchmakers; your pearls-and-LBD types; and those who specialize in LGBT clients.
"When we tell people they are a good match, they act as if they are," he wrote in the post. "We noticed recently that people didn't like it when Facebook 'experimented' with their news feed, but guess what everybody: If you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site,” Christian Rudder, president of OKCupid, wrote on the company’s blog.
"Even when they should be wrong for each other." "Most ideas are bad," he wrote. “That’s how websites work.” A spokeswoman said Ok Cupid, which has around 30 million users, planned to continue with the experiments, which are known in the business as A/B testing. In a tweet, University of Pennsylvania computer scientist Matt Blaze suggested a few new clauses for online user licensing agreements: "We reserve the right to induce despair" and "You agree that there will be no love, except the love of Big Brother." Experimenting on users without their consent could cost the company credibility, said Irina Raicu, director of the Internet ethics program at Santa Clara University.