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More fallout for Facebook

Updated: Friday, July 4 2014, 02:37 PM EDT

Menlo Park, California - A privacy watchdog group has filed a complaint about a Facebook study that tested users without their knowledge.

The complaint filed with the FTC Thursday accuses Facebook of deceiving users by manipulating their newsfeeds to show positive or negative updates in a secret psychological experiment.

Facebook executives said that their user policy allows then to use members’ information to improve the social network.

If the FTC disagrees, the social media site could face fines and other sanctions.

More fallout for Facebook


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