Alibaba co-opted it in 2009 as an excuse to push winter coats, and the rest is history: Since then, China’s online audience has grown to more than 800 million consumers by Alibaba’s count. Along the way, Singles Day has matured into the single biggest shopping day in the world—selling more than $25 billion in 24 hours last year. The New York Times put this into perspective: Alibaba sold $1 billion in the first two minutes, which is equivalent to what Amazon sold in 1,800 minutes (or 30 hours) of Prime Day 2017.
Adding an extra layer of two-facedness to life is a step backwards, not forwards, IMHO. Speaking from experience of what it is like to be watched constantly (in a given context, community etc, pre-internet) and the damage done to one's humanity is SEVERE. Or some derivation of 'severe'. This is the thing: depending on how conformist one is [born to be]. Hence why scared, overly-conformist people who think this makes them safe, think that no harm can be done by being watched all the time. They value conformity and don't realise that taking that too far makes humans into robots and creates fascism etc.

Despite being one of the fastest growing segments in the auto sales industry, there is no official definition for “Buy Here Pay Here”, or “BHPH”, which often leaves it to be misunderstood. To put it simply, BHPH is when a car loan is obtained directly from the dealer and not a 3rd party, such as a bank or finance company. The payments are made directly to the dealer which has coined the term “in-house” financing.
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But that’s not to say Singles Day is limited to China: Ecommerce company Lazada, which Alibaba bought in March, is preparing to host its first 11/11 event in six countries in Southeast Asia this year. And marketers outside China have already made moves to reach the 1.4 billion people who live there—Alibaba boasts that international brands including Adidas, L’Oréal, Mattel, Mondelez, Nike, P&G and Unilever participated in 2017.
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as far as email and browsers go.. yeah use a vpn, use a browser that doesnt track your stuff, thats fine. But none of the "secure" email services do well with mail@yourowndomain so your options are use gsuite or microsoft or leave your email on the most insecure place possible, the same server your website is on? no thanks. ill stick with the company that is big enough to keep blowing money on security as i am more worried about other people getting my information than i am of facebook sending me ads based on things ive spoken out loud near my phone or searched for.
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It is also amazing how this article was surfaced via my Google Now because Google knew I was interested in this kind of stuff. If Google was evil, they would never surface this type of article that has a opposite position to Google. Also that Ad shown at the bottom of this article was probably targeted based on Google data which ultimately helps you as the author monetize the traffic you are getting.
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LinkedIn, meanwhile, actively promotes its half-billion-plus membership base as an asset to colleges in search of students. It, too, is focused chiefly on the postgraduate market, after a brief foray into the world of undergraduate admissions. (In 2014 it began a college-ranking site and related services, but it shuttered most of those features two years later.)
And, with all due respect to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Marc Lore, Walmart’s CEO of U.S. ecommerce, it has considerably more star power than any retail events Western consumers are familiar with: The festivities include a countdown-to-midnight gala in Shanghai’s 18,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Arena with celebrities like model Miranda Kerr, who is confirmed this year, and footballer Lionel Messi, who once kicked goals against a shampoo bottle on behalf of sponsor Procter & Gamble.
Because Lee Credit Now works with a broad array of lenders with the goal of getting you a great low rate on your auto financing. If you have good credit, that's great: we have excellent relationships with many lenders and will shop for financing for you. If you already have financing, no problem: we have a huge selection of used cars and trucks at low prices, and we have the finest sales consultants in Maine, whose goal is to find you a used car that you'll love. Our salespeople treat all of their customers the way they would like to be treated. That's why we have so many customers who return to us even after their credit problems have been resolved: they know we excel at finding the right car at the right price and with a financing package tailored to their needs.
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Traditional car loans require you to make payments to the bank or financial institution from which you obtained the loan. With BHPH, you may be asked to make weekly or bi-weekly payments directly to the dealership. Typically BHPH dealers arrange your payments to correspond with your “pay day”, which is designed to set up both the customer and dealer for a successful loan experience.
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