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They Like Me, They Really Like Me

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As he campaigned with frenzied energy along the Virginia coast on the Sunday before Election Day, with a growing sense that an historic upset was in reach, Ed Gillespie made a curious stop — at a Virginia Beach branch of Buffalo Wild Wings, the sports-bar chain. The Republican Senate candidate wasn’t there to cheer on the Washington Redskins....
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Startup Builds Sensors That Will Analyze Sweat to Track Your Health | WIRED

Startup Builds Sensors That Will Analyze Sweat to Track Your Health | WIRED | Personal Autonomy and Freedom in a Digital Society | Scoop.it
A startup called Electrozyme makes skin-applied biosensor strips and a wellness tracking platform.

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How Companies Learn Your Secrets

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Your shopping habits reveal even the most personal information — like when you’re going to have a baby.
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Why Facebook Could Become the World’s Biggest Healthcare Network

Why Facebook Could Become the World’s Biggest Healthcare Network | Personal Autonomy and Freedom in a Digital Society | Scoop.it
SOURCE October 25, 2014 Facebook (NASDAQ: FB  ) could soon follow Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) , Samsung (NASDAQOTH: SSNLF  ) , and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG  ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) into the healthcare field.

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Laurent FLOURET's curator insight, November 10, 2014 11:34 AM

Yes.. BUT "Becoming a private social network for patients and doctors is a smart next step for the social network, but we should remember that Facebook couldn’t compete against LinkedIn for a simple reason — the former was a place for personal posts, while the latter hosted professional profiles. We could see the same problem with asking patients to share health information on Facebook — its reputation as a casual social network could prevent it from ever being taken seriously as a healthcare platform."

Leo J. Bogee III's curator insight, November 10, 2014 12:22 PM

With 1.3 billion monthly active users, Oculus VR acquisition and telehealth on the verizon this will be change how healthcare companies market online.