[ExI] Preditify - open prediction market
hkhenson at rogers.com
Wed Nov 12 01:49:42 UTC 2008
At 04:49 PM 11/7/2008, Michael LaTorra wrote:
>"Predictify is a prediction platform that adds an interactive,
>forward-looking dimension to the news. You can read a news story,
>make a prediction on the topic, and have a discussion with other
>users all in one visit. Unlike a poll, we score every prediction
>against the actual outcome, so you can build a reputation over time
>based on the accuracy of your predictions. It's like fantasy sports
>for everything else."
>"Predictify also pairs well with content. Since launch, we've
>partnered with several major media companies to make their coverage
>more interactive, including the
><http://predictify.washingtonpost.com/>Washington Post, the
><http://sfgate.predictify.com/>San Francisco Chronicle, and a number of blogs.
>There are no display ads on Predictify. Instead, we offer sponsored
>questions for marketers who want to create highly-engaging
>advertising experiences. We charge advertisers $1 per prediction,
>and we share a portion of that fee with you, the predictors, based
>on your accuracy to encourage thoughtful participation and
>(<http://www.preditify.com/help.aspx#money>tell me more). Best of
>all, it's free - no points or bets required."
It drove me off in less than 20 seconds. I am a fast reader, but I
got only about a third of the way into the first item and it was
yanked away. Very annoying. So annoying I didn't even look for a
control. This may not be significant since they may not be
interested in my demographic group.
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