Online shopping, personalized product recommendations
CKNW’s Jill Bennett Show highlighted research from the UBC Sauder School of Business that found online consumers can be swayed by product recommendations, even when they are biased. Izak Benbasat, […]
Sep 13, 2018
Personalized online product recommendations may be more deceptive than they seem
Beware of “personalized” product recommendations on e-commerce sites, because some retailers might use them deceptively to influence consumers into buying lower quality products.
Sep 6, 2018
Envy key motivator behind many Facebook posts, but site hurts mental well-being
A new study by Sauder School of Business Professor Izak Benbasat and his collaborators shows that envy is a key motivator behind Facebook posts and that contributes to a decrease in mental well-being among users.
Nov 26, 2015