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Majority of Americans Believe Facebook is Making Society Worse, New Poll Finds

(Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Seventy-six percent of adults think Facebook is making American society worse, according to a new poll. A CNN poll conducted by SSRS earlier this month found that just 11 percent of respondents believed Facebook made society better and another 13 percent said it had no effect either way. Even those who identified themselves…

San Francisco Chronicle Is Missing the Point on Walgreens Shoplifting, Industry Expert Says

A San Francisco Chronicle story that cites police shoplifting data to cast doubt on Walgreens’s explanation that organized, rampant retail theft is the reason it is closing five more stores in the city misses the point by downplaying that most shoplifting cases in the city are never reported to law enforcement, a California retail advocate…