File - In June 11, 2014 photo, a man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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A scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people's online mood swings has said it regrets how the social experiment was handled.The journal also pointed out that, as a for-profit company governed by its own terms of service, Facebook had no obligation to adhere to those scientific principles.Facebook allowed researchers to manipulate the content appearing in the main section, or "news feed," of a small fraction of the social network's nearly 1.3 billion users.
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