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Consumers Want Personalization And Privacy

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Consumers who are interested, willfully seek out these ads, watch them, share and - ultimately - buy the products or services. Do you feel that Amazon is breaching your privacy? The reasoning is that consumers have completely confused the difference between "privacy" and "personalization." And, when that amount of money is on the table, it's hard not to see the other side. A few days ago, TechCrunch published a scathing editorial piece based on a new study titled,  The Online Privacy Lie Is Unraveling. privacy. Have you ever shopped on Amazon ? It sucks.

Three Facts about Online Privacy

Engaging Brand

The next interview on The Engaging Brand podcast is about online privacy with Terence Craig - co author of Privacy and Big Data. Ahead of the show Terence has shared with us 3 facts about online privacy which we should all know. 1. Don’t assume that local laws will protect your privacyprivacy laws differ markedly and which laws that apply to your data is a guessing game.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that. Google is much more like Apple, Facebook is more like Yahoo!). A few months ago, my WUL colleague Dan Cohen gave us his reasons to buy Facebook stock , and I agree. I don’t think the company itself is going anywhere. Facebook stock is not doing very well.

WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy Change & What It Means For Brands


If you’ve not gotten the notification yet or simply clicked Agree without reading, here’s some news, WhatsApp is changing its terms and privacy policy. One group assumed the buy would result in advertisements on Whatsapp while the others thought the buy was for all the data. Watch this space for more news on what the new privacy policy means for brands.

The Other Side Of Privacy

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You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. From newer media initiatives (think Facebook Beacon ) to cyber-attacks (see what Sony has been dealing with ), not a week goes by that some sort of privacy breach or plans for a corporation to do something funky with consumer's data isn't in the news. Sorry, I'm not buying that. The other side of privacy. The other side of privacy is knowing and understanding that whatever you put online is now in the public domain. You are the other side of privacy. privacy.

Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut

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Finally, in addition to iOS and Android, the Buy CTA button  is now supported on desktop web, allowing customers who are interacting with your Messenger experience to checkout via desktop. Apps Facebook Ad Targeting advertising Bots Buy Buy Button Call-to-Action Buttons calls to action Chat Bots Checkboxes David Marcus Deep Linking Developers Facebook Messenger List Templates Lists

Forensiq to Provide Ad Fraud Detection Services for Twitter MoPub

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Advertising/Marketing Twitter ad fraud Ad Fraud Detection Applications apps David Sendroff Forensiq Fraud Detection Internet protocol Janae McDonough javascript Machine Learning Meridith Miller mobile MoPub privacy Programmatic Ad Buying safety securityForensiq  will provide ad fraud detection services for Twitter’s MoPub  mobile ad exchange under terms of a partnership announced Thursday. She wrote: Mobile in-app programmatic advertising  is the fastest-growing segment of digital advertising. We are excited to be working with Forensiq.

Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout


However, this is in my opinion of course. I am dismayed and left saying this… It is shocking that anyone is still buying into this Fairytale of Scientific Nonsense. PRIVACY & OPT-OUT MYSTERY. The news hit the blogging communities quickly and this “Klout privacy breach” was the topic of many viral discussions on the web. KLOUT TRANSPARENCY. Look closely.

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A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies


—————– Your privacy is important to us. Your privacy is important to us. Read our privacy policy.”. If your privacy was  really  important, would the websites that you visit every day, the ones that you use to share stories with family and connect with long-distance friends, need to continuously revise a contract to tell you so? Maybe.

Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google+ News

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Facebook Buys Instagram. The fears from loyal Instagram users (31 million users at the time of purchase) is their privacy will be invaded because Facebook will harvest their information, their streams will be full of ads, or – worse – the company will be shuttered. I, personally, don’t get why everyone is in an uproar about this. That’s billion. Sign me up!

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?


According to the dictionary influence is defined as: “ the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command” If I recommend to my audiance a product or service and 80% of them buy it, I would be influential. Megan is marketing manager and privacy officer at Klout. Klout & Privacy Issue. Klout. Klout. Klout.

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Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans

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Privacy. Privacy will continue to be a big discussion, with sites such as Diaspora coming out of beta and launching to the public. But it will begin to get to a point that you’ll need to consider how to make buying from you a pleasurable experience (read: A game). This is not our annual trends blog post. So be thinking about what you want to include. Consolidation.

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Privacy Is About Control, Not Anonymity

Dave Fleet

Tweet Seth Godin says you don’t really care about privacy : “If you cared about privacy you wouldn’t have a credit card, because, after all, they know everything you spend money on. Tags: privacy And you wouldn’t use the phone, because somewhere, there’s a computer scanning what you say. What most of us care about is being surprised. Control.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

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It means giving up one’s privacy. Facebook in particular is notorious for privacy issues. With more than 80% of consumer purchases and 90% of b2b buying cycles now starting with search, this may be reason enough to embrace social media. 2. Image credit: Spin Sucks. It’s true that social media remains in many ways a sort of wild west. Reasons Social Media Sucks. 1.

Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification

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Facebook Certified Buying Professional : Targeted to digital media buyers, this credential is awarded to digital advertising professionals who are proficient in creating and buying Facebook advertising for maximum campaign impact. In most cases, the exams can be taken with an online proctor in the convenience and privacy of one’s office or home. What are your thoughts?

Top 10 People Who Influence What Americans Buy

Bill Hartzer

As the effects of the global recession linger, consumers are changing the way they shop, becoming more budget-conscious, eco-aware and cause-oriented, while paying greater attention to what, why and from who they are buying. While the financial market collapsed, Orman’s stock rose as she convinced people what NOT to buy during the economic recession. Suze Orman. Indra K. Nooyi. Quinn.

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Life After Websites

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Many people are not falling in love with the terms of service for this Facebook Messenger app (see here: Wall Street Journal - Facebook Messenger Privacy Fears? Here''s What You Need To Know ), which is slanting the launch of into another battle between users and Facebook over privacy. The Amazon app allows you to buy stuff. privacy. Are we entering into a world where websites are becoming antiquated? It''s easy to lose focus online and see this as the headline. It''s not. The headline really is: Facebook doesn''t want to be one website or singular destination.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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The ability for consumers to ask brands questions, order services, buy products, get customer service, additional information, and more is not something to quickly dismiss. privacy. Hello, Human. When you open the new Quartz news app , it takes a few minutes to get your bearings. This is not your father's news app. There is no infinite scroll, and there is no standard headline matched with a big image to capture your salivating attention, and get you to click. Instead, what you're faced with is the familiar setting of your messaging app. The usual bubbles and back and forth.

The Price Of Personalization

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One thing is certain about that magazine: people buy it for the ads as much as they''re buying it for the content. In my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete , I delve much deeper into the problem of how marketers have done a terrible job of explaining the difference between privacy and personalization. It has become such a problem, that the pitchforks came out when I suggested that personalization is a good thing in a recent national newspaper article ( Financial Post - Bell''s move to track customers'' web history, TV viewing sparks probe by privacy regulator ).

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Consumer Trust Is Not What You Think It Is These Days

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This morning, eMarketer published the news item,  Money Can't Buy Me Love: US Consumers Loyal to Brands They Trust. Consumers are loyal to brands that respect their privacy, and that demonstrate their trustworthiness by safeguarding customers' personal information. Consumers Would you buy from Amazon if the price was more expensive than another online retailer that you had never heard of? privacy. What is the number one reason that a customer is loyal to a brand? Some might think that it's all about price. What would you say? At first, I did a double take. Wait what?

Auto Insurance Premiums Based on Facebook Posts? No, Says Facebook

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The insurance company billed its firstcarquote  service as “insurance for the digital generation,” saying on its website: firstcarquote is a new insurance service created by Admiral to help people who are buying or driving their first car. Facebook Privacy/Security Admiral Algorithms Applications apps Auto Insurance Eligibility Facebook login firstcarquote Insurance Likes Premiums Techcrunch U.K.Facebook put the kibosh on a planned application from U.K. But we want to help make sure safe drivers aren’t penalized and get the best price possible.

The Do Not Track Button

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What do you think all of these investors are buying into (hint: it's your data and information). Here's a scenario: the other day I was looking some different styles of shoes on Zappos , but didn't buy anything. A few days later, I started noticing banner ads featuring the shoe I was looking at and some other styles. Odds are that you want personalization, but you also want to maintain your privacy. privacy. What kind of experience do you want? Marketers have abused the anonymity of IP addresses for too long and now consumers (and journalists) are fighting back.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook says the new privacy settings make it easier to control the information users share ( even though it’s really about increasing traffic and visibility ). Have you adjusted your privacy settings?

Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes | pamorama


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes by Pam Dyer on July 20, 2010 Share Remember earlier this year when the media was dominated by coverage of Facebook’s privacy policies? Did you know that Facebook’s privacy policy is longer than the U.S. Constitution? Michelle Lee.

The “New Media Director” Position is Just a Means to an End

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Unfortunately, by creating this separate “New Media Director&# position, these agencies have undermined their own public affairs, IT security, privacy, and human resources efforts. Teaching a New Media Director how to get the UnderSecretary’s buy-in for some social media effort is just a stepping stone. We've got a long way to go. Grade: GS-14 or GS-15. Personal Prof.

Do You Have a Stake In The Personal Data Market?

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That means you’re buying, and  the company is selling. You’ll only give them access if you’re interested in their offer, so they know at the outset how primed you are to buy. Guest Posts Media Shakirah Dawud Social Media data mining personal data privacyI read an article in AdAge a couple of weeks ago that described the way the customer data market is set to change , due to new “personal data vault and brokerage” companies like This begged the question: what data sells at what price, and to whom?

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Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm&# by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face&# on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm&#. Here’s the portion of the interview in which he discusses his views on privacy, transcribed by ReadWriteWeb. Is Zuckerberg right about changing attitudes toward online privacy?

Twitter Takes Stand vs. Use of Dataminr for Surveillance Purposes

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Twitter data is largely public, and governments may review accounts on their own, like any user … For instance, if DHS (the Department of Homeland Security ) wanted to buy Dataminr news alerts to surveil Black Lives Matter activists, we would decline. But if the DHS wanted to buy data to assist with disaster preparedness, (we) would permit that. The mere existence of a program like PRISM has made privacy advocates wary of government attempts to work with companies when it comes to collecting data. intelligence agencies. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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Building Loyalty Beyond Reason

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In short, Pearson not only knows why you buy, but when, how much and how often you'll come back. privacy. It seemed like everything changed in business overnight. At one, unique moment in time, we shifted from a world where we dreamed about being able to collect data and information about our customers, to a world where personal computing was a reality. The truth is that business technology actually got too good at capturing customer information. We went from a dry and desolate data desert to drowning in a sea of data. Imagine a world. It's happening today. Right now. air miles.

Social Media News Ticker: Crowdfunding Coming To YouTube Soon

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Facebook changes default privacy settings for new users to friends-only – for new users signing up to Facebook, default posting status is now set to friends only; previously, the default was global  (Inside Facebook). Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch. Twitter. YouTube. Any social media updates that we missed?

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

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These aren’t deals that are sitting on the shelf waiting for somebody to come in to buy. And Twitter discussed how advertisers can take advantage of pre-roll ads: In addition to our work on reach and frequency buying, we also introduced an easier way to serve skippable, pre-roll ads of any length in front of the most premium mobile videos. Product overview. Live-streaming video.

The Marketing Moral Compass

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Marketers have done so many nasty things to society that now require governments and laws to protect the public (think about spam, privacy and telemarketing). Before you buy that first ad, before you ask for that first email address, before you post that next piece to your Facebook page, spend some serious (and quality) time defining your marketing moral compass. privacy. Are marketer''s the most loathed human beings on earth? It is a question worthy of an answer. Maybe that''s being a little harsh, but our reputations precede us. Changing the marketing game. facebook.

Embarrassing updates in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Just sent her to the shop to buy me orange juice and a bag of ice.” When you consider that social networks started gaining popularity more than five years ago, it’s surprising that so many people still don’t understand how to or fail to use the privacy settings.  Google’s new privacy policy. Nicked from Marketing Pilgrim. “I love my work.

Protect Your Online Privacy: Say NO to Ad Cookies

Ari Herzog

Sometimes the website has a privacy policy that tells you this, sometimes it doesn’t. When you buy a weed whacker on eBay, the cookie remembers. BlueKai aggregates your shopping habits, Criteo tries to hone you back in when you don’t buy something, MediaMath ‘s algorithms work behind the scenes of display ads. appears.

Social Media Users More Likely to Buy From Brands They Follow


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Users More Likely to Buy From Brands They Follow by Pam Dyer on March 18, 2010 Share People who follow a brand on Facebook or Twitter are more inclined to shop that brand or recommend it to others, according to a new report by Chadwik Martin Bailey. What’s your take? short answer is yes.

China: The State of Social Media


They will often buy virtual goods and services. Privacy. Many users of social networks in China have a different attitude towards privacy than in the West. Facebook has gone through great lengths to secure privacy for its users. Guest post written by Jens H. Nielsen, IT Entrepreneur. Currently, he is working on education software for international schools in Asia. .

Facebook Advertising: Brands Can't Buy Enough | pamorama


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Advertising: Brands Can’t Buy Enough by Pam Dyer on July 27, 2010 Share If you’re wondering how Facebook is performing among large brands, look no further than Barry Diller. link] Tweets that mention Facebook Advertising: Brands Can’t Buy Enough | pamorama — [.]

Good Old Fashioned Values

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This applies to privacy and this also applies to rights management. When everybody is sharing every detail of their life (in text, images, audio and video) with the world, the concept of privacy changes and evolves. When you can buy something digitally from a website or smartphone, the idea that something is sold based off of where you physically live seems a little ludicrous. privacy. If we use our traditional values in this now-digital world, we're going to fall behind. faster. This gives me a very unique perspective. " and/or "why would anyone do this?"

Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing


Privacy Caveat. Click on your privacy shortcuts button, next to ‘home’ in your top toolbar. Remember that at the end of the day, it is still the value that you are giving that will make your customers buy from you and spread the word about your products and services. Hashtags are gaining momentum on Facebook. You can use them anywhere. How to Use Facebook Hashtags. Happy? !

$200 million for graffiti artist, value of personal data and changing consumer buying

Jeff Esposito

Changes to the Way Customers Buy – raise your hand if you use recommendations to make a purchase. In this post from Valeria Maltoni, she sheds some light on Google’s new privacy policy and how it will make trusted recommendations out of the data we share with Google. Hey folks! How was your week? Mine was busy but I am really glad today is Friday. Any of you have plans for Sunday?