April 22, 2012
Social networks are now being used by some lenders to evaluate whether you’re likely to pay them back. The New York Observer reports that, while this methodology is still a few years away from common use by major banks, smaller institutions such as microlender Lenddo already use an algorithm based on input from a person’s [...]
April 15, 2012
I was on the phone with a good friend the other day and she told me about yet another Facebook “situation” that was potentially destructive for yet another family. They were at a party when the twenty-something daughter of the hosts came in and announced one of the guests’ sons had just gotten engaged. Naturally [...]
April 5, 2012
There’s always a new thing in social media. Flash Mobs are so 2 days ago. Now: What about cash mobs?