On Facebook, think before you ‘Like’

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Anyone who has survived middle school knows that publicly admitting you “like” someone can have serious repercussions. You’ve probably outgrown adolescent angst by now, but when you’re roaming the halls of Facebook, you might want to consult your inner tween before clicking a ‘Like’ button. That’s because Facebook, not unlike that nosy girl in seventh grade, wants to tell everyone about your objects of affection, via ads that make you an unwitting and unpaid celebrity endorser.

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