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How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless we act fast

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Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at it, almost eliminating the transaction costs of doing business in everything from shuttling people around town to delivering food.

This is one of the reasons Uber will soon be among the most valuable companies in the world after its shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 10.

Yet its expected $82.4 billion market…

Facebook unveils an automated ad builder and an appointment manager for small businesses

Facebook today said it’s launching a number of new products aimed at small businesses — which is appropriate, as we’re currently in the middle of National Small Business Week.

These new features include Automated Ads, which Director of Product Management Nikila Srinivasan said are “really built for small businesses that are one- to two-person businesses with very little marketing expertise.”

The idea is that business owners can answer a few questions about what kind of company…

Keyword research in 2019: Modern tactics for growing targeted search traffic

Glen Allsopp
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Glen Allsopp is the founder of Detailed.com, an SEO consultancy and newsletter focused on actionable tactics to grow search traffic. He also tracks successful online startups at Gaps.com.

In 2019, it’s estimated that every minute there are 150 new websites coming online. While many of these won’t be long-term ventures, a large percentage will eventually find themselves looking to organic search engine traffic to grow their…

How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless we act fast

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Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at it, almost eliminating the transaction costs of doing business in everything from shuttling people around town to delivering food.

This is one of the reasons Uber will soon be among the most valuable companies in the world after its shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 10.

Yet its expected $82.4 billion market…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

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Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

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Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

TwitterFacebook

Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

TwitterFacebook

Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Facebook unveils an automated ad builder and an appointment manager for small businesses

Facebook today said it’s launching a number of new products aimed at small businesses — which is appropriate, as we’re currently in the middle of National Small Business Week.

These new features include Automated Ads, which Director of Product Management Nikila Srinivasan said are “really built for small businesses that are one- to two-person businesses with very little marketing expertise.”

The idea is that business owners can answer a few questions about what kind of company…

Learn how to start a side hustle

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Everyone seems to have a side hustle these days. But the million dollar question is: are they really making moves (and raking in the cash), or are they just talking some big game? Because some people are really just in the business of looking busy.

If you’re serious about being in the first category, check out The Complete Start A Side Business Bundle for some invaluable information on launching a bona fide side hustle with the cash flow to prove it.

This massive 12-course bundle will teach…