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Facebook Likes predict sexual orientation, religion, and more

A new study takes the saying “what you like says a lot about you” to a whole new level. Researchers from Cambridge University analyzed 58,000 Facebook profiles and found that a person’s Facebook Likes, which are public by default, are highly accurate in predicting personal, sometimes sensitive details about him or her. Simply analyzing a […]

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LinkedIn selling your resume? IPO changes how they’re using personal info

LinkedIn has a new product that’s geared more towards building revenue than building relationships.  It’s called Talent Pipeline, and it’s for job recruiters to go after “passive talent”: gifted potential employees who aren’t actively looking for jobs. As blogger Lauren Fisher notes on, it looks like LinkedIn is “moving more into being a network […]

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