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Crypto-Currency Ads Back On Facebook

What do Prince Charles, Jennifer Aniston and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg have in common? All of their images have been used to sell cryptocurrencies and none of those folks agreed to be used in that manner. The spate of recent … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding NY Professor Sues Cambridge Analytica

Want to know what Cambridge Analytica knows about you? Then you may want to contribute to Prof. David Carroll’s crowdfunding campaign. He is a professor at the Parsons School of Design in New York and was the first US citizen … Continue reading

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Free Money Crowdfunding Experiment Peters Out

This may be a sign to the Silicon Valley titans who believe that there should be a minimum Universal Base Income. A scheme (in the British sense) to provide one man a minimum income via crowdfunding ran out of steam … Continue reading

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Facebook Muscles Into Crowdfunding

You don’t have to be first just the most muscular, to win. Facebook has moved into the personal (give me money) crowdfunding space with its new personal fundraiser app. Funding is limited to a few causes, including: education expenses, medical, … Continue reading

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Good Idea?

Proving that any good idea, like crowdfunding, can be abused. http://www.vocativ.com/news/285010/fans-try-crowdfunding-to-get-kanye-west-out-of-53-million-in-debt/

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A Little(!) Payback

Back in July, this blog reported: “Sorry, you 9,522 “backers” of Oculus Rift who donated $2,437,429 in its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in September 2012. The Facebook acquisition of the company closed yesterday and you won’t get to share in the … Continue reading

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Facebook Crowdfunding Game Changer Coming?

TechCrunch reports that Facebook may be attempting to compete in the crowdfunding space with Kickstarter. Facebook, with over 1 billion users, has recently opened “Fundraiser that allows nonprofits to set up a campaign page, show off a video explaining their … Continue reading

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