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For all of Elghanayan’s attempts at social engineering, Long Island City likely won’t have much retail until there are more people working there, more businesses.
Once hooked, consumers are robbed of choice, milked for profit, deprived of privacy and made the subjects of stealth social engineering experiments.
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SOCIAL ENGINEERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of social engineering for English Language Learners
: the practice of making laws or using other methods to influence public opinion and solve social problems or improve social conditions
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