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A feature on the popular social networking site Facebook is rattling users as they begin to do their holiday shopping. The site's news feed, which lists a variety of things users' "friends" are doing, is now listing what users are buying as well—a potential Christmas gift spoiler for some. U.S. News's Kimberly Palmer outlines the controversy and asks readers for feedback today in her blog, Alpha Consumer.
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