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Do Online Ratings Affect Your Judgment?
2013-08-09 05:42:42

When a person “likes” an online comment, article or product, others become much more likely to follow suit, according to a new study from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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