Facebook Turns to Scholars to Analyze Social Media’s Impact on Elections

The social network will not review or approve research findings prior to publication

'Respected academic experts' will form a commission DjelicS/iStock

Facebook is going back to school: The social network announced an initiative that will see a group of scholars analyze the impact of social media on elections.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.