Social Media

Music to Facebook’s Ears

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At the F8 Facebook conference yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg announced several new Facebook features, including partnerships with a number of entertainment platforms. Facebook’s goal is to make the things we do on the internet more social, including watching movies and TV shows. Two of the most notable partnerships are with Hulu and Netflix, which allow Facebook…

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E-Commerce

Personalized Recommendations Generate Mixed Reactions

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When a consumer visits an e-commerce website nowadays, it is nearly impossible to ignore reccomendations that have been provided by the site. These reccomendations suggest other items that the consumer may be interested in, based on shopping history and stored data. Normally populated by a sophisticated alogarythm, these recommendations intend to predict what the consumer…

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