Online Shopping 101 These days, everyone wants your attention. Especially leading up to this holiday season, you will no doubt be bombarded with sales, specials, and recommended products. But the marketing techniques of yesteryear are long gone. Now, we have mountains of data to work with. There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. Even in 2013, the vast majority of data in existence was created in the previous two years. This data
Ever follow someone on Instagram or Twitter and instantly get a message: “Hey, thanks for the follow! When you have a chance, check out _______ and let me know what you think”? Or you go to a retail website and a program pops up with a message: “Hi, what can I help you with?”. Of course you have. In fact everyone who has accessed social media or bought something online has spoken with a “chatbot”.
Net Neutrality no longer exists. On December 14th, 2017 the F.C.C. (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality which regulated internet service providers to ensure equality between all internet services. In effect, this means that the agency no longer puts restrictions on internet service providers, which gives those providers the ability to charge more to certain internet based companies. This can create a trickle down effect to corporations and ultimately consumers. The question is whether or