WBEZ | google offers http://www.wbez.org/tags/google-offers Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Groupon faces coupon competition from Google and Facebook http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-27/groupon-faces-coupon-competition-google-and-facebook-85733 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-27/Groupon Getty Scott Olson.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><a href="http://www.groupon.com/" target="_blank">Groupon</a> is facing a run for its money in the form of two major rivals. On Tuesday, <a href="http://www.facebook.com/blog.php?post=446183422130" target="_blank">Facebook </a>launched a daily deals service and <a href="https://www.google.com/offers/t#%21subscribe" target="_blank">Google</a> also recently jumped into the group-buying game. Facebook has more than 600 million potential coupon clippers: Will the company pose the ultimate challenge to Groupon?</p><p>To find out <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke to <em>Chicago Tribune</em> technology reporter <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/arts-culture/mass-media/news-media/wailin-wong-PECLB004535.topic" target="_blank">Walin Wong</a>.</p><p><em>Music Button: Trent Reznor, "Carbon Prevails", from the CD The Social Network OST, (Null) </em></p></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:01:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-27/groupon-faces-coupon-competition-google-and-facebook-85733