Scroll.in: Scientists are studying your tweets, YouTube videos, Instagram posts. Is that ethical?

Scroll.in: Scientists are studying your tweets, YouTube videos, Instagram posts. Is that ethical?. “Who do you think reads your social media posts? You might assume that only your followers see your tweets and status updates  – but someone else might be taking a close look. Scientists are increasingly using public social media data for research, and they are not just examining tweets  – they also delve into your online dating profiles, your Yelp reviews, your Instagram posts, your YouTube videos, and even your comments on articles like this one.”

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