Facebook will soon offer users money to stop using the social network and its cousin, Instagram, in the weeks before the 2020 presidential election.
“Anyone who chooses to opt in — whether it’s completing surveys or deactivating FB or IG for a period of time — will be compensated. This is fairly standard for this type of academic research,” said Facebook spokeswoman Liz Bourgeois.
The program is a part of a larger study from Facebook that will asses how social media impacts voting, Facebook said.
The company will pick selected members to receive $120 to deactivate their accounts at the end of September…Read more>>