Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Re:Imaginary benefits of social media advertising (Score 1) 35

It doesn't really matter how Facebook measures engagement and so on, much bigger problem is complete lack of results of all social media advertising. This is not 1-2% response ineffective, this is 10^-20 ineffective. It is quite likely that the entire Facebook advertising haven't sold a single thing today.

Bullshit.
My wife's store get the best result by far through Facebook advertising. Better than Google. Better than the local papers. It's measurable.

Measurable by Facebook?

Certainly not. Facebook don't have our sales data. It's measurable with a Chi-Square test of sales against the periods of active advertising.

 

Comment Re:Imaginary benefits of social media advertising (Score 1) 35

It doesn't really matter how Facebook measures engagement and so on, much bigger problem is complete lack of results of all social media advertising. This is not 1-2% response ineffective, this is 10^-20 ineffective. It is quite likely that the entire Facebook advertising haven't sold a single thing today.

Bullshit.
My wife's store get the best result by far through Facebook advertising. Better than Google. Better than the local papers. It's measurable.

Comment Re:The human fund (Score 1) 380

who count pennies but don't know the worth of a HAPPY EMPLOYEE

Why wouldn't they be happy? Didn't their material goods go to help someone less fortunate who may never work for Alphabet? The Alphabet employees are paid well above the average. Let them share the wealth. Isn't that what the Sillycon Valley libs are always telling everyone else?

They can buy an iPhone now they aren't getting a free Pixel.

Comment Re:no (Score 1) 337

>he wouldn't be here on Slashdot complaining about how he couldn't watch The Lobster

Your skills of comprehension are clearly limited. I was pointing out the implicit assumptions built into TFA were wrong. I don't care about watching the Lobster and I never claimed I did care. The observation about the Lobster was data to support my argument.

 

Comment Re:I guess there is demand (Score 1) 74

I don't know who wants this stuff other than the criminals who keep trying to lock up everyone's data and demand ransom. Fake money? Who wants it?

It is quite handy as a payment token that transcend international boundaries and VISA blockades. I can buy things from for example Russia and pay with bitcoins where I cannot pay with a credit card. All perfectly legal as per the Berne convention.

I hold about 1.8 bitcoins. The other .2 is what I spent over the past few years. I wouldn't call it a high volume thing. But it's handy.

Comment Re: Well, at least someone made money (Score 2) 71

In the case of my employer, lots of people got heavily burned by options when they got taxed on their value at the grant time (during the tech bubble) followed by the stock plummeting and all the options being worthless. That was the beginning of the end for options for the rank and file.

Slashdot Top Deals

"How do I love thee? My accumulator overflows."

Working...