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Business Analytics and Optimization, IBM and Social Marketing

Psst, buddy! Want to write a term paper for me?

Here's a tip for you.  If you're going to do something illegal or unethical, you probably don't want to advertise it on Facebook.

And I don't mean "advertise" in the sense of posting it to your wall.  I mean advertise as in buying a Facebook ad.

Case in point - Andy Robinson, a now former basketball star at the University of Buffalo, who used Facebook's SocialAds program to try to get some help with his paper:

I am paying anybody who have read the book ‘there are no children here’ by Alex Kotlowitz $30-40 which in some classes you have to read at UB (even more money if you have to read the book a little more!!) to write a 3-4 page paper, on a couple questions which was assigned.

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