Tobacco giants don’t get to decide who does research on smoking. Why does Facebook get to dictate studies?
The Register - 09/29/2021
Alan Mislove, Professor and Interim Dean of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University, came to a similar conclusion.
“Social media platforms do not currently have the proper incentives to allow research on their platforms, and have been observed to be actively hostile to important, ethical research that is in the public interest,” he said.