All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘StubHub’

College Football Rankings: eBay’s StubHub Aims To Gauge “True Popularity”

eBay-owned ticket marketplace, StubHub, has launched a new weekly scorecard aimed at gauging the “true popularity” of college football teams among fans, based on its own internal data. StubHub’s system uses the AP Top 25 as a starting point, then uses the weekly pageviews for the teams, and ranks them by which are the most popular. Each Tuesday, StubHub releases …

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Louis C.K.: Scalping Isn’t A Crime, We’re Just Competing With It For The Good Of The Fans

After looking at the early figures from comedian Louis C.K., it was hard to call his most recent direct-to-fans venture anything but a massive success. After announcing that he planned to forgo Ticketmaster or any other similar service and sell tickets for his upcoming standup tour straight to fans on his website, Louis C.K. gave us some encouraging news: Less …

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StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets to various music, sporting and entertainment events, just as it does in the US. “The UK has an incredibly rich …

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eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues

eBay’s StubHub has acquired Peekspy, makers of the Fanvenues 3D mapping service. On its site, FanVenues calls itself “The Google of seat views for sports and concert fans.” OK. I guess that means the place where people go to search for seat views? “We create 3-dimensional real-life spaces for the web with your own customised and interactive features,” Peekspy explains …

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