Was Facebook's Emotion Detecting Algorithm Faulty? – ValueWalk Premium

Was Facebook's Emotion Detecting Algorithm Faulty?

Was Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) attempting a near impossible task when a lab experiment with 700,000 of its users as mice first sought to discover and then alter the emotional state of consumers of its news feed? Or did the experiment really discover that computer algorithms are bad at detecting subtly, sarcasm and nuance in human communication?

Facebook's content altering experiment
As you may have heard, and as reported in


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