“Liked” to the Max

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What can happen if you open your floodgates (and those of your friends) to Facebook’s marketing machine?


I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days.
Here's What It Did to Me

by Mat Honan
Wired
August 11, 2014

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…I like everything. Or at least I did, for 48 hours. Literally everything Facebook sent my way, I liked-even if I hated it. I decided to embark on a campaign of conscious liking, to see how it would affect what Facebook showed me. I know this sounds like a stunt (and it was) but it was also genuinely just an open-ended experiment. I wasn't sure how long I'd keep it up (48 hours was all I could stand) or what I'd learn (possibly nothing.)

Read the whole article here.