Contracts Law Prof Blog on Facebook’s “Creepy” Study

Contracts Law Prof Blog on Facebook’s “Creepy Experiment”

On the Contracts Law Prof Blog are these interesting posts by the moderators discussing whether Facebook legally has the right to conduct an experiment wherein it researches its users’ moods by manipulating the contents of their newsfeeds.  Professor Nancy S. Kim, author of Wrap Contracts, Foundations and Ramifications, discusses here whether Facebook users “consented” to be experimented on in the user agreement of Facebook’s fine print.  She asks: “Did Facebook act in bad faith by manipulating users’ data feeds?  It’s at least arguable that they did.” Professor Jeremy Telman follows up here