Would you delete Facebook for $1,000? This economist put that theory to the test

Tufts University economist Sean Cash doesn’t normally dabble in the valuations of giant tech companies. As the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy professor puts it, “My bread and butter is bread and butter.” But a few years ago, Cash got interested in answering the question of how much users of Facebook, Inc.— rather than owners, or shareholders — value the company. With a paper published today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, Cash (along with colleagues at Kenyon College,… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MediaGuardian 100: why 1 billion users put Facebook back on top

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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

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Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022: 1,000+ Publishers

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$40,000 Swindle Puts Spotlight on Literary Prize Scams

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Alison Jones on 1,000-day run for NLT

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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

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‘Surreal immediacy’: how a 1,000-page novel became a 45-hour audiobook

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Facebook tests empowering publishers to deliver ads to Watch

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Virago acquires fresh take on TS Eliot ahead of release of over 1,000 letters

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Scribe donates 1,000 of Fried's book to mark Holocaust

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What It Means to Delete Facebook

Facebook is closing out a bruising 2018 filled with high-profile scandals. It started with additional fallout from Russian election meddling and soon included misinformation, Cambridge Analytica, security breaches, and a shady opposition research firm. A new report published just this week found... Continue reading at Slate

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Facebook Revealed Several Updates to Its Test of Subscriptions to Instant Articles

Facebook announced several updates to its test of subscriptions to Instant Articles, as well as 26 new publishers that were added to the test group. The social network began testing subscriptions in Instant Articles with 10 publishers in October 2017. The implementation approach for the... Continue reading at AdWeek

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