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”.
If you’ve dabbled in Virtual Reality, you probably know that Oculus Rift was the most up and coming VR start up in the last 5 years. In March 2014, Facebook purchased Oculus for $2.3 billion. This may seem like a large investment, but this is a small price to pay for one of Facebooks biggest power plays on the digital world. Soon after the purchase, Oculus announced it’s partnership with Microsoft in 2015. They also announced that