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    Is Giving Too Much Information to a Single Company a Bad Thing?

    Chris Pirillo

    by Chris Pirillo

    19 views A member of the LockerGnome community asked, "Google is one of the most powerful companies in the world, with access to one of the largest user databases. In your opinion, is there a point where Google becomes too powerful? How much is too much in terms of corporations having information on their users?"

    Google and Facebook are two of the largest brands in the world. With user bases the size of large countries, each of them have access to an incredible database of information on their users. This information can be used to target advertisements, services, and other moneymaking initiatives to you specifically. While I wouldn't say we're at the point where these private companies have become too powerful just yet, they may be heading down that path in the near future.

    What company do you believe is too powerful?