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    • Beware the phony iPhone X

      Since the iPhone X has been released it has been touted by some in the Apple ecosystem as the greatest cell phone ever invented, while others have said the iPhone 8 is an upgrade enough. However, if you find yourself in the market for an iPhone X, you should be on the lookout for phony knock off versions of the popular phone being sold online.

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  • Particularly violent month for classifieds

    …. It started with a robbery turned murder in Mesa, Arizona, when a man was shot and killed by someone posing as a person who was selling a high-end laptop on OfferUp. That was followed up by the murder of a former Tennessee policeman who thought he was meeting someone to buy his car from craigslist. Bizarrely, an armed robbery set up through LetGo…

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  • Craigslist and OfferUp used in multi-state car theft ring

    … are said to have used both craigslist, which is no surprise, and classifieds app OfferUp to sell these cars to unsuspecting buyers. A number of the suspects were caught after they had bragged about their crimes on social media. It’s unknown what has happened to the money given to the suspects by buyers, but if history is any indicator…

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  • AIM Group confirms our suspicions about OfferUp and LetGo

    … AIM Group confirms our suspicions about OfferUp and LetGo In a recent blog post, classifieds industry watchdog organization the AIM Group, appears to have confirmed some of our suspicions about classifieds apps OfferUp and LetGo. In our blog post about the Forbes article that called us ‘for naught’, we questioned the financial and userbase…

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  • Geebo is not for naught, despite what Forbes may say

    … Geebo is not for naught, despite what Forbes may say Recently, Forbes.com published a blog post about startup classifieds apps LetGo and OfferUp and how one of them may be the latest craigslist killer. By that we mean a proverbial David taking on the Goliath of cragslist, and not one of the 100+ murderers that have used craigslist to find…

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  • Seven Nagging Problems with Social Commerce

    … Social commerce has become a big buzzword, yet many shoppers and many sellers are holding back on “going social” with their buying and selling. Why is this? For many of the same reasons it took many years for e-commerce to seriously compete with brick-and-mortar retail. Social commerce is an immature ecosystem and concept, and it will simply…

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