Target Will Match Amazon Prices on the Spot!  Here is How to Get that Amazon Price at Target

Target Will Match Amazon Prices on the Spot! Here is How to Get that Amazon Price at Target

We’ve all done the in-store/Amazon price matching game: perusing the aisles of a nearby retailer and then whipping out our smartphones to see if we can find better online prices at Amazon. Well Target wants everyone to know how to get Amazon prices at Target: just ask. They have announced that they will match prices of Amazon, all year round. And Target is not stopping with Amazon, they will also price match qualifying merchandise to the prices advertised on the websites of Best Buy, Toys R Us {Ed. note: as of March, 2018, Toys R Us is closing for good}, and Walmart!

Washington Post Columnist Suzi Parker Erroneously Reports Satirical Story About Sarah Palin Taking Host Position with Al Jazeera

Washington Post Columnist Suzi Parker Erroneously Reports Satirical Story About Sarah Palin Taking Host Position with Al Jazeera

The hashtag #SuziParkerScoops is swirling around Twitter in response to Washington Post columnist Suzi Parker reporting that Sarah Palin will be the new host for the Al Jazeera America channel. To be clear, Sarah Palin is not the new host. It was just last month that a satirical article from the Onion named North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un the Sexiest Man Alive for 2012, causing Asian media to report the story as if it were real.

How to Edit Comments on Facebook

How to Edit Comments on Facebook

Ever leave a comment on Facebook, only to realize that you embarrassingly misspelled a word, or perhaps the comment sounded a bit more harsh in written form than was intended? Sure, you could delete it and write it again, but how much easier would it be to just edit that comment? Well, Facebook has a fix for that: all you have to do is click an icon and the comment will be opened for you (and just you as the commenter) to edit.

Reading the New York Times and Buzzfeed Directly on Facebook

Reading the New York Times and Buzzfeed Directly on Facebook

When you are scrolling through your newsfeed on Facebook and see an interesting article someone has shared – a dispatch from a war zone from the New York Times, for instance, or a listicle about the top five reasons why flossing in your 20s is better than flossing in your 30s from Buzzfeed – you are burdened with the task of clicking on that link and waiting a few seconds for the article to load. Now imagine a world in which shared articles are posted in their entirety on Facebook, much like the videos that automatically start playing as you scroll down your feed, which would mean that you never even have to leave the Facebook universe to read whatever your friends are sharing. Whether this sounds great or frightening probably depends on whether you work in the media industry.

New Facebook Safety Check Offers Check-in for Users in Disaster Zones

New Facebook Safety Check Offers Check-in for Users in Disaster Zones

There are a million worries surrounding Facebook, ranging from its privacy policies to its stock price, but every so often the social media leviathan introduces a new feature that is (probably) unambiguously good. It’s called “Safety Check,” or more expansively “Facebook Safety Check,” and it allows users to report their status if they are located in a disaster zone. It could potentially go a long way in providing crucial information to account holders who have loved one’s in an area of upheaval – social, natural, or otherwise. Here is how Facebook Safety Check works.

PayPal Leaves eBay for Greener Pastures and Own Stock Offering

PayPal Leaves eBay for Greener Pastures and Own Stock Offering

After 12 years together, eBay and PayPal will go their separate ways next year. Ever since eBay acquired PayPal for $1.3 billion in 2002, the two companies have been deeply intertwined, serving as the twin pillars of the eBay tech behemoth. The highly lucrative PayPal, which after the split will be a publicly traded company, will now have to make its way alone. Why did eBay and PayPal split? Is it a good idea? And what does the decision mean for you?

Social Media Command Centers the Next Big Thing in Customer Service

Social Media Command Centers the Next Big Thing in Customer Service

Social media command centers, staffed with social media first responders known as “social care representatives” are being implemented by companies who grasp what many brands fail to recognize: that social media is a real-time customer service voice that brands can be used for social media successes, or ignored and turned into public social media disasters. Airlines, in particular, are jumping on board.