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Facebook’s Biggest Source Of Traffic Is Also The Least Monetizable

[credit provider=”By Justin Sullivan/Getty Images”] To build the online media giants of tomorrow, companies need models where the costs of both content and distribution are near zero.Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and countless others employ this model. These models allow scale to emerge at very low-cost.
Facebook’s Biggest Source Of Traffic Is Also The Least Monetizable
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Ranked: The 15 Most Influential Law Blogs

[credit provider=””>Boetter via Flickr”] We know you’re dying to keep up with every development in the law.And while you can simply follow Business Insider’s Law & Order — we’ll tell you everything you need to know — we’ve found you some other great options as well.
Ranked: The 15 Most Influential Law Blogs
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ACXIOM CORP: The Faceless organisation That Knows Everything About You

[credit provider=”Esrah Boulton via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/helladopestuffofesrahs/4460489916/”] When you think of the surveillance state, you usually think of snoopy alphabet-soup government agencies like the FBI, IRS, DEA, NSA, or TSA, or cyber-snoops at Facebook or Google,says Natasha Singer in The New York Times. But there’s a company you’ve probably never heard of […]
ACXIOM CORP: The Faceless organisation That Knows Everything About You
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Is Credit Repair Right For Me?

[credit provider=”flickr/[email protected]″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5015343129/”] Last week, I attended a credit repair boot camp in Tampa, Florida. I made several presentations about credit reporting and credit scoring; there were roughly 200 credit repair companies in attendance. What is a credit repair organisation? Credit repair companies, formally known as credit repair “organisations” in […]
Is Credit Repair Right For Me?
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What To Know Before You Even Think About Donating To Political Campaigns Online

[credit provider=”Mitt Romney 2012″ url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FExrZpvL2zs”] It’s easier than ever to donate to political campaigns online, but consumers should make sure they’re not jeopardizing their financial security in the process. Presidential-hopeful Mitty Romney’s own political action committee was blasted in a recent report by the Washington Times.
What To Know Before You Even Think About Donating To Political Campaigns Online
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16 Heatmaps That Reveal Exactly Where People Look

[credit provider=”EyeTrackShop”] They say the eyes tell all.Now thanks to eye-tracking technology we can tell they’re saying, and the results point to fascinating differences between men and women and useful insights into advertising and design.
16 Heatmaps That Reveal Exactly Where People Look
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Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent neighbours

[credit provider=”Joshua Heller via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshuaheller/4153623969/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In the frenzied days following 9/11, the FBI and a newly formed Homeland Security launched a counter-terrorism effort that dropped scores of informants into neighborhoods throughout America.It was a reasonable idea, seeing as how law enforcement missed  the whole commercial pilot training for the […]
Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent neighbours
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Facebook Will Become The Largest Repository Of Personal Information Ever

[credit provider=”Matt Rosoff Business Insider”] With IPO hype blowing like a maxed-out hairdryer into my face, I Googled … Friendster—remember, the wildly successful shining star of social networking that everyone had drooled over, and that had spurned a buyout offer from Google? Me neither.Turns out, in December 2009, Friendster was […]
Facebook Will Become The Largest Repository Of Personal Information Ever