Facebook Study and Government Propaganda

Business Insider reports…

In a recently published study, the scientists say they found that when people saw fewer positive posts on their feeds, they produced fewer positive posts and instead wrote more negative posts, too. On the flip side, when scientists reduced the number of negative posts on a person’s newsfeed, those individuals became more positive themselves.

via Facebook Study Emotional States Transfer – Business Insider.

Politicians and advertisers have known this and used these techniques for decades.  In the case of politicians, centuries.

In the end, what this is, is proof that propaganda works.  For the government and media that wishes to ignore reality, unemployment, becomes “funemployment” and all the bad news becomes “unexpected“.