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  • Illinois researcher generates random ‘reactions’ to consider how Facebook uses our information

    Go Rando, a new web browser extension created by University of Illinois researcher Ben Grosser, randomly chooses one of Facebook’s six reactions when users click “like.” The idea is to obscure reaction profiles to Facebook and anyone else collecting data from social media.

    Graphic by Ben Grosser


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  • Editor’s note: To reach Ben Grosser, email

    A video by Ben Grosser on Go Rando is available online at