• Are safe exchange zones effective?

      In the wake of the multitude of violent crimes that have been committed through sites like craigslist and apps like OfferUp, a number of police departments across the country have set up safe exchange zones for people to have a safer environment to make transactions. For example, each ad on Geebo contains a link to the SafeTrade Stations initiative which contains a list of all ...

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  • Why Brand Success Is About Unique Experiences and Community (And a Massive Audience)

    … launched Prime Day for the first time in 2015, without an established holiday. There’s also value in looking for companies outside Silicon Valley, Tung says. “We’re much more interested to see how a team in Denver, Austin, Dallas, D.C., would try to do something in a way that makes sense to that Heartland America audience,” he says. April Nowicki is a staff writer at Street Fight. …

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  • Pew Research Center Studies Social Media Conversations About Race

    … of it. Meanwhile, #allivesmatter mentions were nearly evenly split. More recently, the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., July 5, and of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., the following day, as well as the shootings of five police officers during protests in Dallas later that week, led to a spike in the usage of both hashtags, as well as #bluelivesmatter, from July 5 through 17, particularly July 8. Readers: What did you think of the findings by Pew Research Center? …

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  • Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities

    … and sports. The 10 cities at launch are: Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., Constine reported. Product manager Aditya Koolwal told Constine the curators will avoid events with political or religious themes in order to minimize the potential of being accused of bias, adding: You…

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  • Uber to Expand Late-Fee Policy to More U.S. Cities This Month

    … trips. Specifically, Uber is testing a feature in a few cities that gives drivers 15 percent off an uberX ride for every 10 trips they complete in a week, or 50 percent off an UberBLACK ride for every 20 trips they complete in a week. Readers: What do you think of these new features and changes? …

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