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With a rapid increase in social media and the quantity of content online, people are spending more and more time with their digital counterparts. People want to receive quality information quickly. This is where content curation comes in.
Looks like Facebook is following Twitter's "promoted tweets" and allowing for republished posts by advertisers. Involving users in advertisements without their consent has been a thorny issue for Facebook. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said in this case the company is making money off a person's name or likeness without their consent. He calls it "subtle and misleading" and says users should object.