Trio of Facebook Patents – How Facebook Plays With Our Emotions
This shouldn’t come as a surprise considering the internet’s role in manipulating our emotions, particularly Facebook.
Be it with the design or content, Social Media is avowed to literally ‘litter’ our emotions.
Scoops and news itemizations of have been coming out with reports on how Facebook is playing with the sentiments of teenagers in particular. Ads and other specifics are designed in such a way as to get the attention of their teenage users. They usually grab the points of their insecurities and sort of force them to post their feelings in public.
CB Insights, a tech-analytics company has dredged up the Trio of Facebook Patents! This triplet pinpoints the emotions of all – says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The sole reason behind the establishment of this trio is to analyze how we react to what we see online and how we communicate online.
The research shows us how Facebook pre-plans to pot-boil our emotions. The analysts, however, are not sure whether any of these are currently being practiced by social media sites or not, but yes, now we do know how Facebook plans to keep a check on our feelings. 🤔
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