Great to see that such guidelines are considered, though from the perspective of the guineapigs (us) we need both consent and transparency, even if the data is anonymized. The reasons are, first, that methodological rigor requires that the findings can be tested by peer researchers, and, second, that those to whom the inferred knowledge will be applied will be affected without having an inkling how their minds and moods are being nudged.
Author Archives: Mireille
Real Name Policy Facebook
Interesting FB response; it seems that casuistic responses that are hard to algorithmetize are becoming more pertinent across different platforms and services [think of Google’s struggle to determine which search results to take down after individuals appeal to their right to erasure].