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Poll Shows Americans Distrust Sharing Personal Info with Social Media


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Orwell was a prophet??

Not in a good way.

Only 24 percent found workplace cameras unacceptable, while 33 percent deemed social media in exchange for data collection and ad-targeting acceptable.

“Some of the marketing tracking things are creepy,” one focus group participant wrote. “I look at one thing online and then see it on every single site for weeks. At first — intriguing. Then creepy.”

Other chatter from respondents included teaching “the younger generations about BIG BROTHER” and “Orwell was a prophet.”

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