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Sifting between the well-priced gems and the scammy junk can be a difficult task when shopping online, so it's no wonder that most of us rely on product reviews to help us narrow down the choices. The most careful of us (read: Me) will even go as far as to see how many reviews something has to help determine how well-established and liked a given item is.

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Facebook is on a quest to completely dominate the Internet. With around two billion active users, the social media juggernaut has a strong place when it comes to communications, through Messenger and WhatsApp, as well pretty much everything else in our lives as we share images, through status updates and Instagram, as well other posts we make.

Marketplace is another service they deliver, giving us a place to buy, swap and sell items. And, as Marketplace grows in popularity, Facebook is planning to open the service to retailers.

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Hello, and welcome back to What's Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to talk about how you stock your fridge, with a focus on those foods, beverages and condiments you are never without.

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Online shopping is on the rise — it's fast and ships directly to your doorstep, sometimes overnight. But with online shopping, you miss the experience of going into a store and picking up items. Enter virtual reality shopping, which tries to give you the convenience of online shopping and the experience of being in a store.

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In the world of online shopping, coming out on top in search results is a big deal. And if you’re the king of search, as Google is, and you have aspirations of being a major player in ecommerce then you could abuse your power in search to queue jump your competitors. The EU has found Google has been pushing its own products up in search rankings in order to gain what to says is an unfair market advantage. And it’s going to cost Google over AUD$4B in fines.

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San Marzano tomatoes have quite the reputation. They're said to be sweeter, pulpier and less acidic than other canned plum tomatoes, which is why so many people seek them out for their sauces. Unfortunately, most "San Marzano" tomatoes you'll find in grocery stores are frauds.

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In a world of vanity sizes and mysterious designations like "medium", you usually have to try clothes on before you have any clue if they fit. Bra sizing would seem to be different, since it involves numbers and maths, but I'm here with bad news: There is no such thing as Your One True Bra Size.

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Catch of the Day has grown from a daily deals site into one of the largest online retailers in the country. They are already shipping over 10,000 products each day and their Club Catch program, which offers free shipping of orders worth more than $50, has about 75,000 members and is adding another 2,000 each week. But CEO Gabby Leibovich, is planning to further expand the business as they prepare for Amazon’s Australian entry in 2018.

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It's not unusual to find decent discounts on expensive tech gear. In fact, we'd say you're a bit of a chump if you buy anything at its full retail price in Australia. When you do see a good discount, though, don't automatically presume you can't do even better. Instead, follow these six steps to ensure you get the best deal possible.