• Social Recommendations: The Better Half of Local Online Marketplaces

    … for mundane categories like florists or handymen can have serious repercussions. Which is why I disagree with the conclusions in a recent article claiming that online marketplaces will continue to beat out word-of-mouth platforms. In essence, Adam Burrows of HomeAdvisor argues that despite social recommendations being the gold standard in local search…

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  • Facebook, Social Recommendation Service WhoDoYou Launches iOS App

    … Social local search service WhoDoYou Wednesday announced the release of an iOS application, joining its website and Android app. WhoDoYou mines content and advice shared on Facebook and other social networks to provide recommendations for local businesses in the top 500 cities in the U.S. and more than 50 international markets. It uses advanced…

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