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- 16 readers -
  • “Delete” does not mean deleted. 4 Steps to protect your privacy

    … into some hot water at home. Oops. Your social posts and search history live beyond delete. Many people don’t realize the extent to which social posts, search history on Google, Facebook and Twitter, your tweets, and just about everything else you do online is preserved—and discoverable as evidence in the event of a criminal case or civil lawsuit…

    {grow}in Social- 11 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- 28 readers -
  • 6 Critical steps to help fight for your online privacy

    … By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist Just when people seem comfortable oversharing online, something will happen that gets people talking about online privacy again. For instance, when the settings for Periscope (an app for live-streaming video) defaulted to broadcasting a user’s location, people legitimately freaked out. When…

    {grow}in Social- 18 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- 19 readers -
  • How to Check Social Media Privacy Settings

    … your privacy settings on top social media networks. Remember, each social media platform has its own settings, and some are more complicated than others. We’ll go through privacy settings for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Facebook Facebook is the most popular social media website, topping 1 billion active monthly…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Google Facebook Twitter How To's- 6 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- 8 readers -
  • The sneaky method BuzzFeed uses to win the market research game

    … to the Services may be retained by us indefinitely, even after you terminate your account. We may continue to disclose such content to third parties, as described in this Privacy Policy.” (Excerpt from BuzzFeed’s privacy policy. Again, emphasis mine.) Maybe the answer is to post a quiz of our own: How Much Do You Care About Online Privacy…

    {grow}in Social- 15 readers -
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