Nieman Lab: Facebook and Twitter are opening up a bit to academic researchers, so platforms “can make better decisions”

Nieman Lab: Facebook and Twitter are opening up a bit to academic researchers, so platforms “can make better decisions”. “Facebook announced on Monday, ahead of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before Congress on Wednesday, that it plans to give a limited group of soon-to-be determined academics some access to Facebook data as needed, with a research emphasis on how Facebook influences elections in different countries around the word.”