From the Department of Little Ironies

The Oregonian is running an Associated Press story saying that “Facebook users who check in to a store or click the ‘like’ button for a brand may soon find those actions retransmitted on their friends’ pages as a ‘Sponsored Story’ paid for by advertisers. Currently there is no way for users to decline this feature.”

As everyone knows, Facebook is famous for pulling shit like this. What’s just as interesting is how the story presents on the Oregonian. Notice the story’s Facebook integration between the headline and the story:

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