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Cashback offers via mobile apps

Most people nowadays go online when they need to search for information. It doesn’t matter whether you are using Google, Bing or Baidu – the chances are that you will find exactly what you are looking for. It is therefore hardly surprising that social scientists tend to refer to today’s society as the ‘information society’. However, there is also a downside to this wealth of accessible information. People speak of an ‘information overload’ to refer to the difficulty of making decisions and the difficulty of understanding issues caused by the presence of too much information.  In an information society it is easy to overlook things.

It is partly for this reason that many people are unaware of the many cashback actions that are available. Consequently, they miss out on offers with which they could save a lot of cash. However, when shopping online or in physical shops you simply do not want to keep checking the internet to see whether cashback is available for a specific item or a specific store. There is so much on offer that one can’t see the wood for the trees when shopping.

Luckily, cashback offers are increasingly available via apps. In the near future it is likely that there will be mobile applications that notify you about special offers when you enter a shop. This means that you no longer have to seek out information yourself. The possible advantages of such a system is that it makes offline shopping more attractive, because you no longer have to worry that you will find a better deal online. You will have more time to simply enjoy the shopping experience and that is of course what most people are after.