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Is Facebook studying our rainbow profiles?

June 30th, 2015

Episode 463 of 1853 episodes

The US Supreme Court decision to legalise same sex marriage in all states had huge impact on the rights of same sex couples and energised activism worldwide. But you might have noticed the huge impact it had on something else - your Facebook newsfeed. Facebook has been in trouble before for running experiments on its users and there has been speculation that this app is mining us for information.

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