The Power of Google+: Privacy "Circles" the Entire Experience
Stay N' Alive
JUNE 29, 2011
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. I bet we'll see Twitter do this in the near future as a response to Google Circles. 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.
Google Search Plus Your World: The Debate
JANUARY 23, 2012
If we break it down, I see two different debates going on: 1) Fairness (for corporations and businesses); and. 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.”. My Take.
Breaking Up Google
JANUARY 27, 2014
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
APRIL 1, 2013
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.
Facebook Places: Be Cautiously Curious | Spin Sucks
AUGUST 23, 2010
When someone tags you or your business on Facebook, Google picks it up in their searches. * 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. Re Reputation.
Facebook Customer Satisfaction Score Hits Record Low
The Realtime Report
JULY 17, 2012
The report indicates that an absence of traditional advertising and a superior mobile product led to Google+’s higher rating, while users complained about ads and privacy concerns on Facebook. Facebook and Google+ are competing on two critical fronts: customer experience and market penetration. The average score in the Social Media category was 69, down 1.4% from last year.
YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places
AUGUST 24, 2010
People are calling it a Facebook killer (due to privacy concerns). Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer. Im not calling it anything until Ive spent more time with it.
25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started
JULY 16, 2011
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 ‘Plus’ because it takes products from Google and makes them better and ‘project’ because it’s an ongoing set of products,” said Vic Gundotra , Google’s senior vice president of Social. 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. The Google Plus 50.
3 Benefits for Small Business Cloud Computing
OCTOBER 18, 2012
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. hope you enjoy. Lower costs. Innovation and scalability.
"Follow" Networks and The Creep Factor - Why It Isn't a Facebook Play
Stay N' Alive
JULY 11, 2011
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 can make my posts public there, just like Google+. don't see them competing necessarily - Google is too open for that to be the case. She knew, and will probably even use it - some day.
The Button Wars, Coming To A Blog Near You
Josh S Peters
JUNE 2, 2011
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.
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
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.
Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
JUNE 3, 2016
How do we compete? You Should Go Check Facebook’s New Privacy Settings | Wired. I was so surprised at what Facebook has tracked as my Ad Preferences. Let’s read more blogs and engage with them, instead of mindlessly scrolling through whatever social network platform app you happen to have open. Read More Blogs | Seth Godin. All hail King Seth! agree with all of this.
This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013
Social Media Marketing
MAY 22, 2013
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!), why we can''t embrace the truth about online video and more - it''s This Week in Social Media. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry. These are those links. What are the top five social media questions marketers want answered?
Nonplussed By Google Plus
JANUARY 22, 2012
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.
Your Guide to the Google +1 Button
JUNE 1, 2011
Facebook: Too Big to Fail
MAY 13, 2010
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?
Will private conversations change Twitter?
MARCH 14, 2015
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.
This Week in Social Media
Social Media Marketing
MARCH 13, 2013
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. 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. That shouldn’t be a shock.
IBM Social Computing Guidelines
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Be mindful that what you publish will be public for a long timeprotect your privacy. You should also show proper consideration for others privacy and for topics that may be considered objectionable or inflammatorysuch 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?
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
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.
How to Earn Trust When Distrust Rules
JULY 29, 2012
Buzz Marketing for Technology
DECEMBER 11, 2006
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
JULY 24, 2008
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( ); FastCompany.com | 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
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Gin and Topics: Chicken Pox Lollipops, Steve Jobs, and More!
NOVEMBER 11, 2011
The author makes a pretty bold statement: The opportunity for Google to compete with Facebook has come and gone. But here’s the thing. I don’t think they’re competing with Facebook at all. 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.
38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews
APRIL 9, 2012
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.
45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content
AUGUST 1, 2013
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. Easely.ly. Easel.ly Visual.ly.
Gin and Topics: Boobs and Wind-Blown Ducks
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
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
JANUARY 27, 2014
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).
Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
domains (you need a verified address to use domain privacy). In early 2007 I fell asleep on a bus home from college. I had a weird dream that I saw Jane Copland, Rebecca Kelley and Rand Fiskhin (all of SEOmoz at the time) sitting at the front of the bus. In the last 72 hours the SEO world has gone crazy about the news that PBN’s (Private Blog Networks) are being hit by Google. P.P.S.
Facebook news today
MAY 28, 2013
”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.” 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.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
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.
The noble purpose of skateboarding dogs
The Way of the Web
AUGUST 21, 2011
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.
Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]
MARCH 8, 2012
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Manhattan Timelapse
JUNE 9, 2011
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. If you need something to give to an advertiser who performed a poor outreach to you, this is something you can send them.
Interview with Social Media Citizen: J-P De Clerck
Social Media Citizens
OCTOBER 26, 2010
know many people think privacy is not of our time anymore but I also know that I for one will continue to warn for what’s really going on in the social media sphere and in all these “next big things”, among others from the privacy viewpoint and the stuff it’s really about: business, the battle for data and users etc. G: Describe yourself in five tags? J-P: Watch. Too much really.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Compete : Compete is a Web-based application that offers users and businesses Web analytics and enables people to compare and contrast the statistics for different Web sites over time. But never fear! Here’s a quick guide to some of the terms you may encounter. An example of this is the Twitter API. The service began as a blog comment search engine. site (e.g. Internet websites.
Google+ Is it a Digital Disruption for CMOs?
Blue Focus Marketing
JULY 25, 2011
Google has just introduced Google+, a new social networking service to compete with its arch rival: Facebook. But, after all, it is Google, one of the most respected and valued brands in the world. So, when Google introduces a new social networking site to compete with Facebook, you know their goal is nothing short of total market disruption. Dell is Engaged with Google+ Hangouts.
HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
JillatCatalogchoice Timely & excellent article. I'm working on this project right now. 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 These key influencers are more than just fans — they’re brand ambassadors.
Careful, Google: Facebook Has Passed You in Time Spent on Site.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
– The Buzz (money.cnn.com) Tagged as: comScore , Facebook , Google , Statistics , traffic , Yahoo [link] Tampa Attorney This statistic only shows how powerful facebook as a social media nowadays, it seems that facebook can truly compete and outrank google. According to the latest data from comScore, time spent on Facebook was greater than time spent on Google sites in the U.S.
HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence
NOVEMBER 3, 2010
How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results
OCTOBER 31, 2010