Online Privacy

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

    … often used, among other things, to help victims of domestic violence cover their tracks as they leave abusive situations. In other words, it was created to do good. But like everything created for great good, a few villains have managed to set up shop and use it for evil. Facebook Vs. Google – Privacy and Security Infographic The Numbers The number…

    The Blog Herald- 12 readers -
  • “Delete” does not mean deleted. 4 Steps to protect your privacy

    … money? Deleting posts could cost you, legally speaking. If you’re part of a legal case in which your social media posts might be relevant (so, pretty much every case EVER), you’re prohibited from deleting them. Removing posts or deleting your profile on the social networks could be considered “spoliation of evidence,” and could result in civil…

    {grow}in Social- 4 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- 20 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- 8 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- 13 readers -
  • How to Check Social Media Privacy Settings

    … Are you concerned about your online privacy? Have you checked the privacy settings for all of your social media platforms? Personal social media management is now more important than ever. As marketers, we’re usually out there promoting our business, yet we still need to be conscious of our privacy. In this article you’ll discover how…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Google Facebook Twitter How To's- 3 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- 6 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- 11 readers -
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