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

    …. 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- 10 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- 26 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- 15 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 searching and other protections.

    Inside Facebook- 18 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- 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

    … By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist Ever taken a BuzzFeed quiz? You probably never thought you were disclosing anything too personal. After all, what insight could be gleaned by a marketer’s knowing which Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, or Downton Abbey character you are? But other quizzes—such as How Lazy Are You and What Grade…

    {grow}in Social- 14 readers -
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