Turns Out, People Trust A Local Grocery Shop More Than Facebook!

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Sure, we’ve all seen the pesky little Facebook sidebars promoting ads that the tech giant believes to be appealing (car eyelashes? we’ll pass). But, despite the hilarity, the social-media giant is using personal information to flaunt sometimes-frivolous items in our faces, and folks are fed up. So, it kind of makes sense that a recent study revealed that people trust a grocery store more than Facebook, Google, and Amazon. Apparently, 81% of people feel more at ease offering up local shops personal info (and receiving recommendations for future purposes in return), meanwhile only 33% revealed they are comfy with Facebook using their info for promotional purposes. Where do you stand on the great Facebook-security debate? Inquiring minds would like to know! (Mashable)

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