Online Privacy

  • Your Privacy or Your Safety: Is it Really a Zero Sum Game?

    … If there is one thing that Americans can agree on, regardless of age, race, political affiliation or their views on whether or not meat really is, in fact, murder, it’s this: privacy is important and we do not want the government snooping through our business or our social media feeds….at least, not until someone drops the word “terrorism…

    The Blog Herald- 13 readers -
  • “Delete” does not mean deleted. 4 Steps to protect your privacy

    …. Facebook even has data on the things you start typing into a post, but ultimately choose NOT to share! Creepy much? In fact, social networks don’t even pretend that “delete” means delete. Facebook’s legal terms liken “deleting” to placing information into your computer’s “recycle bin,” and state that, by using Facebook, you acknowledge “that removed…

    {grow}in Social- 9 readers -
  • Millions of Ashley Madison Accounts Are on the Web Forever #JimAndAnn

    … The news broke a couple of days ago that Ashley Madison, the social media site for cheating, had been hacked and that its who database of users was released to the web. Jim Boykin and Ann Smarty are discussing of possible consequences of the hack, its impact on Internet marketing and online privacy. Ashley Madison hack is likely…

    Jim Boykin/ Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog- 24 readers -
  • 6 Critical steps to help fight for your online privacy

    … down, which is what you want. Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Google+: Sadly, privacy is little more than a fading illusion…

    {grow}in Social- 9 readers -
  • Blur Enables Users to Obscure Their Google Search Data

    … It’s almost impossible to browse the internet these days without exposing some of your data. Most companies online, especially social networks and search engines, are now big data companies exploiting user data for profit. A service from online privacy company Abine, called Blur, hopes to provide better consumer protection through anonymous web…

    Inside Facebookin Social Google- 16 readers -
  • How to Check Social Media Privacy Settings

    …. The Privacy tab also has a feature that many people don’t know about: there’s the capability to limit the audience for old posts. For example, let’s say you realized that you were posting publicly the entire time you’ve been on Facebook and you want to beef up your security. Just click the Limit Old Posts button and they will only be available…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Google Facebook Twitter How To's- 5 readers -
  • Privacy Checkup Is Now Rolling Out

    … By Paddy Underwood, Product Manager Today, we’re starting to roll out Privacy Checkup, which helps you review and control who you’re sharing with. We know you come to Facebook to connect with friends, not with us. But we also know how important it is to be in control of what you share and who you share with. You’ll see the option to take…

    Facebook Newsroom- 7 readers -
  • The sneaky method BuzzFeed uses to win the market research game

    … with your browsing information (both on the site and elsewhere online), you’re providing a data-rich window into your likes, dislikes, attitudes and predilections (even the most personal, since they can access data for things you look at privately, but don’t share.) In short, BuzzFeed has won the market research game: demographic information, complex…

    {grow}in Social- 13 readers -
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