Are the Current Solutions Effective? – Digital News Roundup 5/12/17

Is facial recognition a viable solution for reducing shoplifting?
Did you know that shops are running facial recognition programs?

Can Wal-Mart’s Expensive New E-Commerce Operation Compete With Amazon?
An interesting look at the feud between two men and how it will affect the e-commerce space.

So long, Steve: Not everyone’s sorry to see Harvey leave town
Who knew Steve Harvey was so cold?

A Year Without Lead Forms: 5 Things We Learned Ungating Our Content
It might seem counter intuitive, but they make a good case for providing quality, un-gated content.

How to Make Gmail Ads More Effective
A comprehensive guide on how to use Google’s Gmail ad feature.

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