10/22/2010 12:37 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Facebook Could Be Outing Gay Users, Facebook Reveals

A new study from Microsoft Research India and Max Planck Institute for Software Systems shows that companies are taking gender preferences into account when posting their ads on Facebook. Though that is completely logical, they also found out whether or not you reveal your sexual orientation on your profile, companies still somehow have access to the knowledge and are using it to their advantage.

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