In June of 2014, Facebook found itself in a firestorm of criticism over a 2012 mood experiment it conducted. The company chose not to disclose to their members that the mood selection in their Facebook status would influence what they saw in their news feed. As if this were not enough for the social media giant, Facebook again found itself on the defensive in August as questions arose about the privacy of its messaging app.
Facebook has since released a blog post addressing some of the user concerns over its lack of transparency. In the post, Chief Technology Officer