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The Power of Google+: Privacy "Circles" the Entire Experience

Stay N' Alive

Not just that, but the default privacy setting on Google+ is nothing. In a sense, this puts Google Circles at a greater risk to putting Twitter out of business, as it takes the Twitter follow model and lists, and adds privacy settings to it, using those lists to make that happen. They took privacy, and put it smack in the face of the user to make their own conscious decisions. It greets you every step of the way and that's quite a pleasant thing to see in a world of growing privacy concerns. Technology google+ social google plus privacyIt's that simple.

Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification

SocialTimes Facebook

Blueprint Certification is not only the most rigorous and reliable measure of Facebook advertising competency, it’s the only one officially recognized by Facebook. These exams have been designed to rigorously measure advanced-level competency in understanding and applying the skills required for the associated job roles. This will be available in the coming weeks.

Google Search Plus Your World: The Debate

Spin Sucks

2) Privacy (on the individual side). Privacy for the Google+ User. According to The Huffington Post , there are organizations criticizing “Google for changing search results to favor its content and raised concerns about the affect on consumer privacy.”. ” This is what we do; we make our brand visible and give them a competing voice against the rest. My Take.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

When content owners and publishers say no, Google often replicates the data or it launches a competive product to replicate the creation of that data. In its quest to ensure data quality and drive more revenue, Google consistantly pushes the boundaries of privacy. The list of privacy violations is significant (scroll to the end of this Huffington Post piece ).

9 Videos on the Digital Future

Geoff Livingston

Small businesses and entrepreneurs struggle to compete in the face of these virtual machines. Closing Keynote: Big Data Threatens Privacy. Yet as companies move to automate the sales funnel and better harness leads throughout the process, consumer privacy concerns loom. Happy April Fool’s Day! The following nine videos are listed in the order of presentation.

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Facebook Places: Be Cautiously Curious | Spin Sucks

Spin Sucks

You don’t have much control (other than changing your privacy settings) on whether or not a friend tells the world they’re out with you and you’re not at home – making you a prime target for burglars (or stalkers) as was raised by the now defunct Please Rob Me. Adjusting my privacy settings now. Facebook Places is a marketer’s dream. Leave a comment!

The Button Wars, Coming To A Blog Near You

Josh S Peters

Twitter has a new Follow Button that will be competing with the others to give some love to not just the content , but the content creator. Facebook has a new Send Button because it believes that sometimes we actually do want some privacy. There is a war on the horizon comprised of battles for your clicks and it will be played out thousands of times a day on blogs across the world.

3 Benefits for Small Business Cloud Computing

Ari Herzog

As an advocate for small businesses, I am always looking for resources and innovations that can help them to compete and succeed. Concerns about privacy and security, proprietary formats, and access issues must be addressed by any company considering a significant shift to a cloud system. Though it is certainly worth considering potential privacy and availability issues when making a decision about adopting cloud computing, speaking with several companies that offer cloud computing services may alleviate your fears. I hope you enjoy. Lower costs. Innovation and scalability.

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started


Google refers to Google+ as a “project” rather than a product, stressing that its goal is to make Google itself more social rather than being a standalone social network that competes directly with Facebook. “It’s Google Plus (aka Google+), Google’s new social network, might offer the right mix of sharing and privacy to woo you away from your Facebook account. Google+, Google’s social network, has easy-to-use privacy controls and allows video chats with as many as 10 people. Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?), Google+ Unveiled: 9 Things You Need to Know.

"Follow" Networks and The Creep Factor - Why It Isn't a Facebook Play

Stay N' Alive

I suggested it made some sense - a closed environment is a good way to compete with an open one (and vice-versa), however there's one flaw to some of this - Facebook actually isn't that closed. I don't see them competing necessarily - Google is too open for that to be the case. Instead, I see Google competing more with Twitter and other more open follow-centric networks.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

It literally watches competitors create new features, and then it incorporates those functionalities into its network, competing head-to-head in that functional space. Other examples include: Facebook Pictures competes with Flickr. Facebook Video competes with YouTube (this feature does as well as a McRib sandwich on market share). Facebook Chat competes with AOL’s AIM.

Nonplussed By Google Plus


Privacy issues aside, this isn’t necessarily a negative thing for online marketers like ourselves – it’s simply a change to the game (get used to it). You don’t have to like it, but if you want to compete, you have to participate. Google keeps fiddling around with the Internet, and (to no one’s surprise) they’ve done it again.

This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013

Social Media Marketing

Yahoo gets with the program, Google makes some major overhauls, Nutella goes nuts on a fan, teens know how to use privacy settings (and Twitter!), Pew Internet and American Life Project''s latest report: Teens, Social Media, and Privacy uncovers a wealth of information about how much data teens share, including photos, school or town names, email address and cell phone number.

Your Guide to the Google +1 Button


As you have probably heard by now, Google has just launched the +1 button , which is essentially their way of competing with the Facebook Like button. They have a link to their privacy policy, which you will probably want to read (if you’re into privacy) before you click on one of these little goodies. You can see mine is now neatly aligned with my other share buttons.

Will private conversations change Twitter?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The privacy shift comes as Twitter seeks to bolster user growth and compete with instant messaging platforms such as WeChat, WhatsApp and SnapChat. Social network Twitter has introduced a new feature: Private Conversations and it just might be a game changer. Recognize these models? unfinishedbusiness. Some see transparency as being one of the key defining attributes of Twitter.

Facebook: Too Big to Fail


You have to wonder why the Obama administration isn’t hinting at a bailout for Facebook in the event that the social network’s latest privacy kerfuffle threatens the very vitality of the global poking grid. In fact, the EU warned consumers in January, 2009 that Facebook might compromise their privacy, but said nothing about the company’s obligations. The company, perhaps for the first time in its history, recognizes that consumer (and regulatory) outcry requires a response, and today held a Privacy All-Hands Meeting. But ultimately, what will change?

This Week in Social Media

Social Media Marketing

Everyone seems to be competing on product features. So how do you stand out and compete? The WSJ provided a Guide to Facebook's Privacy Options , including an annotated graphic. I thought it might be useful to share that agglomeration of links here as well on a weekly basis so we can all benefit. This content will have prime real estate on the homepage. And thanks for reading.

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?


How do we compete? You Should Go Check Facebook’s New Privacy Settings | Wired. So much to discuss this week, but I’ve put Seth’s post first because I really think he’s hit the nail on the head: with promotion of our blogs getting harder to do on social media thanks to algorithms and whatnot, why not go to the source? Read More Blogs | Seth Godin. All of it.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Be mindful that what you publish will be public for a long time—protect your privacy. You should also show proper consideration for others privacy and for topics that may be considered objectionable or inflammatory—such as politics and religion. Pay particular attention to what the BCGs have to say about proprietary information, about avoiding misrepresentation and about competing in the field. But also be smart about protecting yourself and your privacy. Privacy. Skip to main content. Country/region [ select ]. IBM Social Computing Guidelines.

Are Science Fiction Fears About Technology Reasonable?

Geoff Livingston

Then we do things like strip away privacy and quantify human worth and status using tools like Empire Avenue and PeerIndex. Even when we are not at war, we compete with each other, on an individual basis and with other nations to create the most prosperity and status. Anyone who thinks the United States is not competing with China from a technological perspective is crazy.

The Weekly Digital Marketing Round-Up

Simply Measured

These Privacy Rules Will Affect Your Global Business. competes with Instagram and prepares to IPO–but you’ll have to pay to play. The digital marketing world is changing rapidly, even as I write this. Marketers in 2017 must understand the entire ecosystem, not just topics specific to current jobs and responsibilities. Do you have a European market? Then this affects you.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 GooglePush-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Its the most important challenge for businesses trying to compete in a turbulent world, says John Kotter, a Harvard Business School professor who has studied dozens of organizations in the midst of upheaval: "The central issue is never strategy, structure, culture, or systems. Privacy. ); document.write( ); | Where ideas and people meet. Feedback. Find People. Find Groups. Find Blogs. Search. Fast Company. Google. SUBSCRIBE. CURRENT ISSUE. ISSUE ARCHIVES. Innovation. Technology. Leadership. Management. Careers. Design. Social Responsibility. Work/Life. People.

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis

But the reality is that not every company in this space can succeed because they are all competing for the same sorts of attention patterns. Privacy Policy. Comment as guest: By continuing you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Tech News and Analysis. Events. Research. Apple. Broadband. Cleantech. Cloud. Collaboration. Mobile. Video. Pulse.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Concerned about your web browsing security and privacy when you’re away from home and using public WiFi? With these free analytics platforms, any company could truly compete with the advanced data tools and tactics of even its largest competitors”) the reviews eight free tools including Quantcast for demographics, 4Q for free survey analytics and TubeMogul for video analytics.

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Gin and Topics: Chicken Pox Lollipops, Steve Jobs, and More!

Spin Sucks

The author makes a pretty bold statement: The opportunity for Google to compete with Facebook has come and gone. I don’t think they’re competing with Facebook at all. I think they got into the social space to drive more search and, because of privacy issues, they don’t have access to our stuff on Facebook. Joe Frazier died. Heavy D died. Joe Paterno was fired.

How to Earn Trust When Distrust Rules


It is also related to competence in which case it is maybe better to call it confidence. Think about handling the personal data of your customers, for instance, and the need of a clear privacy policy. Privacy increasingly becomes something that needs to be earned. Relationships are based upon trust. Trust regarding what businesses say and do has been decreasing.

45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content

Writtent Blog

This platform allows you to record a video yourself giving a presentation in the privacy of your own home. If you’re looking to add visually-stimulating special effects to your videos without spending a time, few programs can compete with Wax’s extensive options for enhancement. It’s still good, but it lacks the mass appeal. Infographics and Word Clouds.

Gin and Topics: Boobs and Wind-Blown Ducks

Spin Sucks

Microsoft is “quietly” creating a social network to compete with Google+ and Facebook. The co-founder of Diaspora , the social network that promises to protect your privacy, committed suicide this past weekend. I cannot tell you how happy I am that today is here. I’ve had a month of travel that nearly made me fold myself into the fetal position and cry like a baby.

Why Google Pushed Me to Build a (Bigger) Link Network

Viper Chill

And because they have such a huge brand and user base already, even if you wanted to compete with them using this exact same tactic – which Google don’t like – you would stand little chance. Another page on the CNET website is actually competing with us in our XXX Niche Case Study and is very similar to what they have here (though obviously a different niche).

The noble purpose of skateboarding dogs

The Way of the Web

Including Tillman, who ended up advertising the iPhone: But besides helping us to feel better and less stressed, there’s also an interesting flipside, which is that most of the media are in an endless race of shock and awe to try and compete with the real-time internet in new and exciting ways. The coverage of the recent London riots, and the events currently unfolding in Libya as I type, are both constantly providing examples of traditional and new media organisations and reporters trying to utilise, and compete with, the internet at the same time, leading to a strange dichotomy.

Your say: Personal knowledge management - Inside Knowledge

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Advertise Privacy policy. competencies, or ensured they are motivated to deliver the best of their work and share knowledge. s about being aware of your competencies, strengths and weaknesses, working style, and habits,? exact. any/all. The original knowledge-management publication. denotes premium content | Jul 24 2008. E-mail: Password: Forget your password? Click Here.

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Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

I was struggling across the board to compete with other people running PBN’s, people injecting links into other sites, and pretty much any other tactic that Google isn’t “supposed” to favor when it comes to rankings. domains (you need a verified address to use domain privacy). In early 2007 I fell asleep on a bus home from college. Or Spencer at Niche Pursuits.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Privacy and usability issues, among others, could damage the leaders and allow upstarts to unseat them. If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Adoption soared. Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million.

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Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

Social Media Privacy: 3 Questions to Ask Before Authorizing Third-Party Apps. Aggregators haven’t strengthened the ecosystem because they are compete with it. Does it just compete for the original space as the content? privacy. Privacy Policy. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! Who Gets Heard?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Manhattan Timelapse


The ultimate guide to Facebook marketing – over 50 great articles on using Facebook including setup, privacy, contests, selling, ROI, and much more. How top Redditors compete for karma – a look into the innerworkings of Redditing. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. How good is yours? Graphic Design / Web Design. Making Money Online / Marketing / Online Business.

Google+ Is it a Digital Disruption for CMOs?

Blue Focus Marketing

Google has just introduced Google+, a new social networking service to compete with its arch rival: Facebook. So, when Google introduces a new social networking site to compete with Facebook, you know their goal is nothing short of total market disruption. Google + or Google - ? 20 Experts Voice Their Opinions. Or, is it time for CMOs to grasp the G+ sword and lead the charge?

Facebook news today

Sherrilynne Starkie

”Italian law forbids minors under 18 signing contracts, yet Facebook is effectively entering into a contract with minors regarding their privacy, without their parents knowing.” A report out today says that the little-used blogging feature is about to get an overhaul to compete with Tumblr. Facebook Foxes. ” Remember Facebook Notes? Top tips for bloggers and brands.

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

Here is Jones-Dilworth’s list of the tools that he uses for tracking social media results in his work as a PR pro: Viralheat Infoharmoni Buzzstream Twitalyzer Omniture Eloqua Klout Yahoo Pipes Bime (for visualization) Google Analytics Google Analytics WolframAlpha [ Disclosure: WolframAlpha is a client of Jones-Dilworths ] Compete More About Mashable » Mobile Version News Submit News About Us Advertise Contact Us Privacy Policy © 2010 Mashable. Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Mobile 2.0

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

I've been finding influencers by scanning blog rolls and using the People Count feature in Compete. Movies music myspace ONLINE VIDEO politics pop culture privacy Search small business social good social media social networking social networks software sports startup startups tech television trending tv twitter verizon video video games viral video web video Wordpress Yahoo youtube Join More Than 2.9 More About Mashable » Mobile Version News Submit News About Us Advertise Contact Us Privacy Policy © 2010 Mashable. Treat them like the real VIPs they are.