ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic and SmartPlanet. The brand was founded on April 1, 1991, as a general interest technology portal from Ziff Davis and evolved into an enterprise IT-focused online publication owned by CNET Networks.
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  • Netherlands to Facebook: Delay Revised Privacy Policy

    … Facebook’s revised privacy policy? Hold that thought, at least in the Netherlands. ZDNet reported that College bescherming persoonsgegevens (CPB), the Dutch Data Protection Authority, asked the social network to postpone the implementation of its new privacy policy until it can complete an investigation into how it affects Facebook users…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 8 readers -
  • Ecommerce Trend: Persuasive Calls to Action

    … Rule #1 of Web usability = “don’t make me think.” But when it comes to persuasion, making users think twice is worth breaking rules for. Instead of “No, thanks” as the opt-out call-to-action, these sites are communicating what opting out really means… Conversion XL “No thanks, I design websites that are unpersuasive.” Artbeads “No thanks, I don’t like sales Runner’s World ZDNet “No thanks, I want my competitors to know first.” Tipsy Elves “No thanks, I’m a grinch.” Something to A/B test in 2015? …

    Linda Bustos/ Get Elastic- 3 readers -
  • Throwback Thursday: Remember the ‘Netflix for magazines?’

    … of digital editions. Past media consortiums (PressPlay, New Century Network, Maghound) haven’t had a good track record of success (Hulu, for that matter, famously has had its own infighting issues), but that didn’t deter Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp. and Time Inc. from setting aside their rivalries and chipped in at least $25 million…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 8 readers -
  • Does Anyone Trust Your Content?

    … (or know) your organization, then no matter how much great branded content you produce, it will largely fall on deaf ears. That doesn’t mean that your branded content isn’t important – it simply means that for every content marketing strategy, “trust building” must be included as one of the pillars. Earned Media Isn’t Optional And this is where expert…

    Robb Henshaw/ Relevancein Content- 12 readers -
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