Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP
Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP
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Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP
Researchers were able to accurately infer a Facebook user’s race, IQ, sexuality, substance use, personality or political views based on their 'likes'. Photo: AFP
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