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Most consumers rarely or never change their social networking passwords or adjust privacy settings, according to a study released Wednesday by the CMO Council and security vendor AVG. The survey of 250 consumers also found that a majority of respondents let others access social networks on their machines. In addition, 26 percent share files within social networks and 21 percent accept friend requests from strangers, the survey found. — AM
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