Cartoon: Facebook data science experiments and Cats

In honor of International Cat Day, we revisit KDnuggets cartoon that looks at the Facebook data science experiment on emotion manipulation and the importance of happy kittens.

In honor of International Cat Day (Aug 8) we are reposting this KDnuggets cartoon, first published in KDnuggets in 2014.

Recent Facebook emotional contagion experiment where they manipulated newsfeed and emotions of 700K users, has received a lot of attention and backlash.

KDnuggets cartoon by Ted Goff examines the situation.

KDnuggets Cartoon: Facebook Data Science Experiments and Happy Cats
Man: "I was going to write an angry post about Facebook's emotional manipulation study, but then I got distracted by all the happy cat pictures they showed me"