Use these hacks to get the best online price for holiday gifts
CNBC - 12/12/2016
“It’s very hard to know why you’re seeing what [price] you’re seeing,” said study co-author Christo Wilson, an assistant professor at Northeastern.
Now, that same team of researchers, in conjunction with Volunteer Science, is aiming to raise the curtain on price differentiation. Their plugin for Chrome browsers runs the same search you did on the researchers’ server, which doesn’t have the same history or cookies as your machine, to show if other online shoppers are seeing a higher or lower price than you are.