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Information Cascades and Social Media

“In the age of 2018, tweets don’t just make national policy – they move markets.” https://www.wired.com/story/elon-musk-twitter-stock-tweets-libel-suit/ https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/08/elon-musk-tweets-he-has-funding-to-take-tesla-private/ Social media is an incredibly powerful tool that allows a single person to have an effect on hundreds to billions of people. Just one post by someone with a large number of followers can inspire market movements, protests, […]

“Fake News” Spreading like Wildfire as a result of Information Cascades

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/fake-news-lies-spread-faster-social-media-truth-does-n854896 In the recent years of the “information age,” social media giant Twitter has become one of the most common forms of news. Twitter has brought many benefits to the way mainstream society interacts with media. Information and news is now made more readily available, and each person has the whole twitter information network at […]

Google AdSense

How to Make Money on YouTube with Google AdSense “YouTubers” get paid by the number of advertisement views they get on the video. This is often substantially lower than the total views the video actually receives. However, not all videos posted on YouTube are eligible for payments. To become eligible, the user has to follow a […]

Uber’s Surge Pricing: Illegal or Avoidable?

The concept of surge pricing isn’t foreign to the businesses around the world. Surge, or dynamic, pricing refers is one type of pricing strategy in which businesses alter their product prices to meet supply and demand levels. Though people may not realize it, surge pricing happens in many sorts of ways, whether it be the […]

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