A coupon or a Facebook ‘Like’ could cost you more than you think

04/18/2014 9:44 AM

04/18/2014 9:45 AM

Think back on all the times you’ve hit the “Like” button on the Facebook page of a company that makes a product you enjoy. Or printed a 50-cent coupon to save money on a favorite food or health and beauty item.

Did you ever once think you were giving up your right to file a lawsuit if something were to go wrong with that product?

That’s essentially what General Mills is saying, according to this New York Times piece.

The folks at General Mills have responded with their own explanation of the company’s new policy, calling reports a mischaracterization.

Hmmm. As a coupon printer and clipper, is this a game changer for you?

Will this stop you from “liking” favorite companies or printing coupons?

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