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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

What happens when you point your iPhone, mobile phone or any new camera at a group of people and get their Facebook and Twitter IDs, their last status updates and other goodies – all from the fact the camera does facial recognition? This is what I was talking about in this post on privacy and facebook facial tagging and recognition -. AlexKilpatrick. Useful.

Facebook Reactions – Three Months On

Mindjumpers

Three months on and Facebook’s Reactions haven’t quite replaced the trusted “Like” button, which still reigns supreme. Quintly recently analysed 130,000 Facebook posts and found that 76% of interactions were still “Likes”. There has also been some negative press on Reactions recently, privacy-wise, which seems to be a yearly routine for Facebook now. Value for Marketers.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

What with Tom Tom selling our GPS data to the police that then book us for speeding, and facial recognition connecting our faces to our social networks and the privacy implications that entails,  are we thinking enough about the big issues in our rush to upload, tag and share content in online communities? I’ve finally figured out how to use my iPhone as a GPS Navigation system.

Facebook to Allow More ‘Newsworthy’ Posts That May Violate Community Standards

SocialTimes Facebook

The good news for Facebook is that should start seeing fewer complaints about posts it decided to censor. The bad news for Facebook is that it will likely start seeing more complaints about posts it didn’t censor. Vice president of global public policy Joel Kaplan  and vp of global operations and media partnerships Justin Osofsky  announced in a Newsroom post  Friday that the social network will allow more “newsworthy” items that violate its community standards to remain live. Observing global standards for our community is complex. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

SocialTimes Facebook

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed , as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm  and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. He wrote: Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, places and things you want to be connected to—starting with the people you are friends with on Facebook. We’ve heard from our community that people are still worried about missing important updates from the friends they care about. The strength of our community depends on authentic communication. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform  v1.2, The other major feature launch is the ability for brands to use News Feed ads  on Facebook to drive users to Messenger via calls to action such as “send message,” “shop now” or “learn more.”. People can use their payment information already stored on Messenger and Facebook to check out faster in Messenger threads.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Check out these statistics published by Facebook as of March, 2016. Facebook is no different. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line. Post spam. Ha ha. iTunes.

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s one I wrote in January 2011 that continues to attract readers.  It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group.  Still we can all learn from the experiment… Facebook’s secret groups. PLEASE LIKE  MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Originally published January 12, 2011). Social media is key PR driver.

Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Lunches made, new books packed in new school bags, iPads for those Santa thought were “nice”, crappy laptops for those he didn’t, First Day Back At School photos to be taken and posted on Facebook… Hold on a minute. Did you share it only with the “Family” list on Facebook ? No Facebook then. And tag them on facebook with what school they go to, and what sports they play. Who will see them? Is it safe – or just “normal”? .

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! link] Your Business’ Online Community [.]

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

Unspoken

Klout – One word that has created a very big buzz in online communities. But to many members of online and offline communities, Klout matters because they simply believe it increases the power of their influence. Megan is marketing manager and privacy officer at Klout. Klout & Privacy Issue. Here are the three main areas of privacy concern: 1. Klout.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Do You Need A Community Manager?

How badges help news websites build community, make money | Poynter.

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The badge recipient gains a feeling of accomplishment, superiority over peers who have achieved less, and a new sense of community with others who earned the badge. Community building. We talk a lot about the importance of building communities online. In a community, the members know things about each other — their interests and experience. Better crowdsourcing.

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

Unspoken

Recently however in direct response to the larger outcry from many online communities, news outlets and many bloggers, Klout finally start talking. In fact, they reported that Klout is measuring influence on only 4 social media platforms : Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and FourSqure. PRIVACY & OPT-OUT MYSTERY. Many are left feeling as if Klout was one Fairytale Gone Bad.

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. How to Contact Facebook Support. Report an Issue with Confirming Your Facebook Account. Removing Information from Facebook’s Database. Privacy Policy Questions. Unable To Change Privacy Of Post. Facebook Ads.

How to Find and Ban Members in Facebook Groups

Almost Savvy

Today’s post is written specifically for those responsible for managing a Group on Facebook. Facebook Groups don’t get as much buzz as Facebook Profiles (soon to be known as Timelines) and Facebook Pages. belong to many, including some business, community or family related. Are you a Facebook Group Admin? Seemingly stealth group members.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

How a Single Professional Female Practices Safe Social Media

Spin Sucks

We are happy to introduce our very own Crister DelaCruz in today’s guest post. I’m known amongst my friends as the one who had a digital life even before Facebook (or MySpace ) became popular. Naturally, I get a lot of questions about privacy concerns. quickly learned how to balance transparency without giving up my privacy and my safety. Facebook.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July.  A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour  howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business. Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus?

Google+ v. Facebook: The Battle For Our Love

Waxing UnLyrical

But the ability to put people in them is not a big enough draw for me to entirely abandon Facebook if only a small number of my contacts set up Google+ profiles. are all still over at Facebook. And, more importantly, the audience my organization is trying to connect with is still on Facebook. LinkedIn was like Facebook, but for work. But it’s coming.). etc. G+ is work.

Facebook Addresses Concerns About Ethnic Affinity Ad Targeting Leading to Discrimination

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Facebook is taking steps to address allegations that its ethnic affinity  ad-targeting options have indirectly led to discriminatory advertising. public policy and chief privacy officer Erin Egan  announced in a Newsroom post  that the social network plans to build tools to detect and automatically disable the use of these targeting features for certain types of ads, such as those involving housing, employment and credit. Erin also said Facebook will update its advertising policies  to make it clear that discriminatory advertising will not be tolerated.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

What would happen if the Justice Department acted and demanded that Google pay its competitors, and that Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn social data received equal weight in Google searches? I’ll tell you what. In its quest to ensure data quality and drive more revenue, Google consistantly pushes the boundaries of privacy. It may be time to break Google up.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts. As A.J.

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What Makes Your Facebook Page Get Banned - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Do you work a lot on Facebook to sell your Brand / Business? This is well appreciated since this is strong platform to get into Community Engagement mode. Add to this most people seem to be on Facebook. What's more is that Search Engines do like Facebook. Facebook has its own rules and guidelines on what you are allowed to do and what will get your Brand / Business Page banned. This is a space where even if Facebook does not ban you - your Community Members will flag you and unsubscribe from your Page. You cannot have multiple Profile Pages.

Why Facebook’s New Safety Measures Are an Improvement

Waxing UnLyrical

The chief complaints I hear about Facebook are about its safety and security. This sounds a lot like the idea of community policing to me. This can be reported to both Facebook as well as a trusted friend; whomever that may be for you. This is another step in the right direction for cracking down on spammers and hackers by Facebook, which is slowly being rolled out.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

The following is an excerpt from Welcome to the Fifth Estate , Chapter 7: Sustaining Your Community Over Time. Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance? One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade.

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

Whether it be for managing Facebook ads, CRM, podcasting, webinars or my website, people are curious about the software behind this business. I’ve written on this topic before , but it’s been two years since the last time I’ve discussed the tools I use. Facebook Ads. Auto Terms of Service and Privacy Policy : Every site needs a Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Important Facebook News: Privacy Updates

Almost Savvy

As you probably know, Facebook has been facing a barrage of complaints regarding their “public is the new norm&# approach to privacy which resulted in much of your/our content being made public by default. This My email from Facebook: Hi Irene, Facebook will roll out changes today that will make it easier for our users to understand and control their privacy settings.

24 More of the Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in 21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far a few months back, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of the social networking world. It’s now exceeded one billion users, and as noted below, 80% of all businesses maintain an active Facebook presence. Will Facebook lose ground to Google+? Facebook Tips and Guides. Not anymore.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. We come from the association industry and for many of us “membership” people, community is old hat. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

How Teachers can Manage Student Contact on Facebook

Laurel Papworth

Are you concerned about Privacy and Facebook with students and teachers? Looking to see if Social Media Privacy can be managed? In this video I take you through setting up your Facebook Profile so you can manage privacy and student “friendship” with Facebook Lists. How to Limit Student Access to Teacher Facebook Newsfeed. Create a List.

What Makes Your Facebook Page Get Banned - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

? Do you work a lot on Facebook to sell your Brand / Business? This is well appreciated since this is strong platform to get into Community Engagement mode. Add to this most people seem to be on Facebook. What''s more is that Search Engines do like Facebook. Facebook has its own rules and guidelines on what you are allowed to do and what will get your Brand / Business Page banned. This is a space where even if Facebook does not ban you - your Community Members will flag you and unsubscribe from your Page. You cannot have multiple Profile Pages.

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today. Whenever Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, summons an audience because he’s got something to announce about Facebook, life as we know it grinds to a halt. Some friends and I took the new Facebook Groups for a test-drive to find out. You may have heard about it. Or so it seems. New Groups.

Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity

Convince & Convert

When I first heard the news that The Washington Post was spinning off a brand-new company to do Facebook-only consulting , I was incensed. Sure, Facebook is the Justin Bieber of social media, so hot you start to question when the other shoe is going to drop. Facebook advertising is most definitely an area where I can see specialization being prudent right now. I was pissed.

Facebook's Need for Better Communication

Social Media Marketing

It seems that every time Facebook makes a change, it's a major gaffe. With Mark Zuckerberg being named the Time Person of the Year for 2010, you would think that there would be a little more thought that goes into the company's approach to privacy, major UI changes, and how those are communicated to the very people those changes affect. Time and again, Zuckerberg & Co.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

Pamorama

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. And his wall shows he actively uses Facebook’s “like&# and commenting features. The reaction to the privacy changes was mixed. Have you adjusted your privacy settings?

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. Facebook is mostly used for professional use. MySpace?

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It didn't seem possible just eight short months ago when Facebook announced that it was acquiring the fledgling hipster photo sharing app for $1 billion. But with yesterday's announcement of pending changes in its Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , Instagram is quickly falling from grace. And it's about creating that community around the user base - as noted above. For now.

How Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How, then, with all this self-confidence, did Facebook (a thing, not even a person) manage to hurt my feelings? Strategies for using Facebook run the gamut from closely manage to wide open. This is the reason I didn’t take it personally when a very well known tech blogger declined my Facebook friend request. We used to communicate on Facebook. Was I wrong?