How Pizza Night Can Cost More in Data Than Dollars

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Even a low-key evening at home can mean handing over a trove of personal info to tech companies. The WSJ reviewed privacy statements to assess just how much data you could be unknowingly sharing with that pizza order.

From texting your friends on your phone, to using Alexa to place a Domino pizza order, to getting in your car and using the Google Maps app for navigation, to posting a photo of your "hangout" on Facebook; a simple and innocent pizza night with your friends can result in sharing roughly 53 data points to tech companies and their advertisers.

Companies in this story: $FB, $GOOG, $AAPL, $AMZN, $DPZ

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