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WorldNews Thursday, 17 January 2019
Ad-profiles poll finds Facebook's users unawareThe scrutiny of Facebook's collection and use of consumer data in recent years has prompted the tech giant to repeatedly defend its efforts around transparency and privacy. But about three-fourths of Facebook users were unaware that the company lists their personal traits and interests for advertisers on its site, according to a study published by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday. Half of the users who looked at the Facebook page with that data -- known as their "Ad Preferences" -- said they were not comfortable with the company compiling that information. Pew conducted a nationally representative survey of 963 U.S. adults with Facebook accounts between Sept. 4 and Oct. 1....
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