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    a digital marketing method by which you identify exactly who the marketing message is distributed to. Traditional direct marketing uses mail sent to a customer's postal address. Direct digital marketing can be sent to an e-mail address, a Web browser cookie, or a mobile phone numberSubmitted on 07/07/2009

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a form of machine learning which incorporates the use of neural networks

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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