I know a ton of people who'd like to abandon their pricey home phone service, but still want the equivalent of a landline for convenience, emergencies--and the occasional marathon chat session (one that won't eat into their mobile minutes or drain their cell phone's battery).
Netflix subscribers were shocked and horrified to discover that their
cherished unlimited-streaming and unlimited-DVD plans had been split in
two; Now, if you want both, you have to pay Netflix roughly 60% more.
Keeping track of coupons can be tedious and time consuming. Using paper coupons requires that you find, clip and then store them in a place where they can be used when needed...before they expire. It can also be tough to find coupons for items you really need among the pages of coupons for things you never use. Trying to remember you have a coupon is a chore in itself. Companies like Offermatic have been working to take advantage of the digital aspect of shopping. These companies will monitor your spending habits and send you savings based on the items you tend to buy most often.
Imagine getting coupons for items you actually could use?
Netflix has completely transformed the DVD rental industry. There was a time that you used to have to hop in your car and drive to a movie rental store if you wanted to watch a movie at home. That day is long gone, thanks to Netflix. Netflix made it possible to have movies shipped directly to your home by mail and have movies streamed directly to your television. Netflix is truly a transformative company with a plethora of movie titles but the stock is not a great investment for new investors looking to buy.
Social networking is the Old Testament of popularity contests. In the beginning, Al Gore begat the Internet. The Internet begat the Bulletin Board System (BBS), the father of CompuServe, who begat AOL, the father of Classmates.com, who begat Friendster, and so on and so forth, until just enough innovation managed to counter the long line of technological inbreeding to produce Facebook--that ugly duckling everybody loves, hates, loves to hate, hates to love, and all other possible combinations of human emotion.