The daily deals company that's part-owned by Amazon just got hit by a large-scale hack that exposed more than 50 million customers' names, emails, birthdates, and passwords. Are you one of them? Don't call in, as the company is "likely to temporarily suspend consumer phone-based servicing."
Everyone hears when Facebook and Instagram get greedy with your data, but dozens of others are chipping away at your privacy in ever-changing fine print you agree to without blinking. Docracy tracks ToS changes to show you just what you're giving up.
My Offers taps what AmEx calls the "spend graph" to give cardmembers access to deals and discounts at nearby merchants. And it knows your mom couldn't care less about getting 50% off tickets to a three-day electro-fest.
When Facebook pulled out of the deals space, some people started predicting the end of the industry as a whole. But the main lesson is simple: The deals business is harder than it looks. And that’s good news for Groupon.
The ever-thriving daily deals space has evolved from Groupon's one-stop shop into a cottage industry that satisfies moms, businesses, and even hungry bystanders. We look at the most innovative daily deal sites, including an exclusive with newcomer, Saveology.