Thursday, July 25, 2013
Reddit: A Pre-Facebook Community in a Post-Facebook World - Ethan Zuckerman - The Atlantic: "Facebook makes me hate the people I know, and Reddit makes me love the people I don't."
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Never Give Stores Your ZIP Code. Here's Why - Forbes
How does this work? In one of their brochures, direct marketing services company Harte-Hanks describes the GeoCapture service they offer retail businesses as follows: “Users simply capture name from the credit card swipe and request a customer’s ZIP code during the transaction. GeoCapture matches the collected information to a comprehensive consumer database to return an address.” In a promotional brochure, they claim accuracy rates as high as 100%.