Facebook gets even creepier [CARTOON]

Be careful where you go these days because the social network we all love to hate is serving advertising to you based on it

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This latest story about the continuing erosion of our privacy comes to us courtesy, once again, of Facebook. It seems that the Zuck et al. are now rolling out a new feature to let businesses target ads to people who physically go near their locations. So, be careful the next time you wander through the local Red Light district. Or, to be totally safe, just turn location services on your mobile device off. Either way, you've been warned.

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