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Path's Privacy Problems Aren't Path's - They're Apple's

Stay N' Alive

The world is up in arms about how the mobile application Path, which I covered here as one of the next social networks to watch, has been sending users' phone directory data back to the service. Technology social ios loopt Apple Path iphone privacyAs someone that knows the founders and trusts what they'll do with the data, I didn't give it a second thought, but the concern is valid.

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

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Any tracking of information of consumers without the consent of your consumer is a breach of privacy, right? In my forthcoming business book, CTRL ALT Delete (out May 21st, 2013), I go in-depth on the notion that consumers need to better understand the difference between personalization (tracking their usage to create a better and more personalized experience) versus privacy (capturing personal information and using it in any way that has not been pre-approved by the consumer). Some privacy advocates might argue that this is a matter of simple semantics. breach of privacy.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Is there such a thing as online privacy?

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Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win?

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Privacy vs Progress from Amy Vernon. Content Strategy for Associations What to measure in social media All You Need To Know About User Experience Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Best Linkedin Company Pages. The post Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win? I know you will love this as much as I do. By the fabulous Amy Vernon.

Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?

The Realtime Report

Location analytics startup Placed convinced those people to download a mobile app that tracks them wherever they go, 24/7, in exchange for accumulating $5 and $10 gift cards over time, as well as being eligible for drawings of bigger ticket items, like an Apple iPad. Consumers opt in to this tracking via mobile app, and can turn off the ability to share location data.

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? Facial recognition and pulling in status updates is live to the mobile phone camera, NOT on the computer! AlexKilpatrick. Useful.

New Feature On Pinterest Gives Users More Privacy

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Secret Boards can also be created on mobile devices under the Boards tab. Pinterest recently launched Secret Boards. Pinners will appreciate this new feature and it will encourage more personal users to join as well. This new feature is fantastic for businesses, especially those who are planners. Upon completion the board can be made public and shared with the user’s followers.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues. On the surface, some may feel that online privacy is only a concern for those attempting to hide their internet activities. Online privacy is an issue that impacts ALL of us. Additional actions are required to make full use of the web AND to protect your privacy.

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

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Facebook announced in a Facebook for Business post  that it is extending the reach of its Facebook Audience Network  mobile advertising network to non-Facebook users via data it gathers from third-party sites and applications that use the social network’s technology. “Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network.

Forensiq to Provide Ad Fraud Detection Services for Twitter MoPub

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Forensiq  will provide ad fraud detection services for Twitter’s MoPub  mobile ad exchange under terms of a partnership announced Thursday. Twitter head of commercial partnerships Meridith Miller announced the partnership in a blog post , saying that the agreement between the two companies is aimed at protecting the more than 45,000 mobile applications and more than 450 billion monthly ad requests on MoPub Marketplace. She wrote: Mobile in-app programmatic advertising  is the fastest-growing segment of digital advertising. We are excited to be working with Forensiq.

Facebook’s Messenger App: What You Need To Know

The Social Media Incubator

In recent weeks, Facebook has been the talk of the town by making it required for mobile users to download their Messenger app to send their friends messages from their mobile device. Many users have expressed concerns with the new app’s privacy settings, permissions, and use of the app. Facebook’s Privacy Terms Are Not New. Facebook holds the same privacy settings for all its apps and they are not all that different from any other messaging app. Although it should be noted that all versions of the app have a rating of 3.5 stars.

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Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans

Spin Sucks

Privacy. Privacy will continue to be a big discussion, with sites such as Diaspora coming out of beta and launching to the public. Mobile Content. Social Media Twitter 2012 planning consolidation gamification google wallet improved analytics marketing and communication mobile content privacy social televisionThis is not our annual trends blog post. Consolidation.

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In the Future, We'll All Have 15 Minutes of Privacy

Social Media Marketing

It seems more relevant now than ever, thanks to some developments last week that touched on the concept of privacy. First, at the f8 conference in San Francisco (where we were lucky enough to be able to bring a mobile app-enabled Ford Fiesta ), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a keynote address that brought a significant amount of attention to Facebook. But on second blush, that's a LOT of data that people have the potential to share, without realizing what it means to their privacy. So that's the last week in privacy. It's personalization at its most sublime.

¿Yo Quiero Taco Bell? Soon You Can Order From Your Mobile Phone

The Realtime Report

Taco Bell is about to make ordering even easier, with the introduction of mobile ordering. The fast food chain’s consumers will soon be able to use a mobile app for easy, efficient ordering — without ever having to place a call. Are other restaurants embracing mobile ordering? Will mobile ordering soon become standard for fast food chains? What do you think?

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3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring

Waxing UnLyrical

But with more and more monitoring platforms gobbling up big data, and as individuals become increasingly concerned about their personal privacy rights online, social media privacy training and social media surveillance training have become equally critical. Let’s focus on employee privacy in the workplace. our right to privacy comes from a number of sources including the U.S.

Do Americans Trust Facebook?

The Realtime Report

Who do you think is most likely to VIOLATE YOUR PRIVACY? Once again, Americans are not very comfortable with Facebook – over one-quarter of those surveyed think Facebook is most likely to violate their privacy. The Reason-Rupe national survey conducted live interviews with 1,003 Americans on mobile (503) and landline (500) phones from March 26-30, 2014. Google 10%.

Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

SocMed Sean

Today, Cassie shares some insights about privacy issues related specifically to Facebook. You can also check out some of Cassie’s other tips on Twitter at @SecureThoughtsC Facebook Privacy is an on-going concern. However, by doing this we’re exposing ourselves to many kinds of privacy breaches. The best way to get around this is to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

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Several forecasts predict that by 2015, 50% or more of US mobile users will be conducting transactions from their mobile devices (e.g. In general, more experienced web users have fewer security concerns—like the Gen X and Y who are savvy enough online to know how to protect their privacy. opening an online savings account ). Meanwhile 4.2 The WholeFoods Twitter account has 1.8

Google Glass And Thinking Differently About Technology

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in fact, they were surprisingly light), to privacy (how do we know when people wearing the glasses are recording everything?), to more privacy issues (can Google see, capture and use everything our eyes now see?) to how we interact with one another (will we be paying attention to the people in front of us or the screen?). mobile. mobile device. mobile phone.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

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Although this has raised privacy issues, I think these will be sorted out. Trend #7 – Make a Mobile Version of Your Website! SMART mobile phones and tablets are taking over and have changed the way we do everything in our lives. We share our lives, immediately as they happen, via mobile. People are accessing your website from mobile devices more than you know!

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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. In June of this year, IDC issued a report which stated that the computer has been relegated to an accessory for mobile devices. It started when smartphones and mobile devices began to ship more units that PCs a few years back, then we began to see the install base of these devices shift.

Instapocalypse and the Permission War

Geoff Livingston

Instagram users won a larger mobile battle in the Permission Marketing War. A War for Access. Instagram violated the basic tenants of permission and data privacy for marketing, forcing people to surrender their photos for commercialization. There is nothing more private or personal than mobile phones and the data they hold, including photos. Image by tres.jolie.

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

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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.

9 Videos on the Digital Future

Geoff Livingston

Given how much of the current web — social and content marketing included — revolves around search, voice search represents a game changer, especially given mobile use with Siri and Google Voice Search. Responsive Design and Experience in the Mobile Era. Closing Keynote: Big Data Threatens Privacy. Happy April Fool’s Day! Check it out. We’re listening!

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Viewing Facebook Messages Without Installing The Messenger App

SocMed Sean

hate to be the bearer of bad news, but installing the Messenger app isn’t going to place your privacy in any more risk than the already embarrassing photos and “whoa is me” posts that your putting on Facebook yourself. Viewing Facebook Messages On Your Mobile Device Or Tablet Without Using The Facebook App Install Chrome on your device. You can still text. Log in.

10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013

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Posted in Behavioral Targeting Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile Social Media. Mobile and tablet revenues will continue to increase. Consumers Get Over the Privacy Debate -  Because consumers are getting on board with personalization, they should expect to see more of the general information they share online used by companies. But now, everyone has to get serious about it.

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How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog

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If so, do you have professional practices in place to ensure the protection of that information and the privacy of your customers? Then ask not for whom the bell tolls, as it tolls for you—Privacy Breach Notification Laws are here. However, irrespective of the scope of your online presence, please take a few minutes to get yourself up to date on what privacy breach notification laws are, and how they impact you. New Zealand is set to overhaul its privacy laws through the course of 2012 and beyond. Secure physical access to mobile computing and mobile storage devices.

Does Google Deserve More Credit?

Geoff Livingston

Google changed its privacy earlier this year , uniting its many disparate policies across different products into one holistic company-wide statement. For example the Glass Project promises to make augmented reality via mobile phone connectivity a reality. Reality android Apple facebook facial recognition glasses project google Microsoft penguin privacy twitterGoogle+.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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They can now exploit cookies to appear human, they can impersonate mobile devices to consume media, and have systematically fooled some of the better ad tech into thinking that this was all done by human beings. The current bot landscape feels a lot like the web in 1995, or mobile apps in 2008." mobile app. mobile device. 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. Instead, what you're faced with is the familiar setting of your messaging app. It learns. ad tech.

Keep Yourself Alive

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Who will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online? Should Google and Facebook be securing your privacy online? Technology, connectivity and the great untethering of our society as we become more and more mobile is our own, personal responsibility. If you don't want your privacy exposed, be very leery of what you are posting. You must take responsibility for your own rights, opportunities and privacy online. mobile. online privacy. privacy. Do you think that it's the role of government? Keep yourself alive. facebook.

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Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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He wants them to connect anywhere (online, mobile, tablet, etc.) And let's not forget about mobile. While some think Facebook's mobile strategy is lagging, I'm fairly confident that they have people in their organization who understand the mobile imperative. More and more of their users access Facebook through their mobile devices. Think about the potential of third-party logins via mobile that seamlessly allow you to access Facebook Credits as well. Simply put: easy mobile commerce. mobile. mobile commerce. privacy. content.

Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign

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One of the great things about SMS is that nearly 100% of all devices on the market are SMS enabled , making it the mobile channel that offers the widest reach possible. In fact, it’s been reported that Coca-Cola historically has invested 70% of their mobile budget on SMS marketing. Your SMS mobile campaign will impact many departments of your company. Yes, that immediate.

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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 Facebook privacy settings Twitter Twitter ads video ads Youtube Twitter. YouTube. Any social media updates that we missed?

Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face

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With all of the scrutiny from privacy advocates, Facebook continues to make significant and positive strides in assuring the population that our ability to tag (and untag) photos of ourselves that are posted by others in their online social network is easily done. Some might argue that Facebook could do more to protect these rights, while some would argue that the privacy settings are fairly straightforward and award a high degree of user control. Face.com's specialty is facial recognition on the mobile and smartphone platforms. mobile device. privacy. iphone.

Freaking Out About Surveillance at SXSW

Geoff Livingston

From live video keynotes by the exiled Julian Assange and Edward Snowden to ever present sensor enabled wristbands and a surprising amount of people wearing Glass, privacy — caused by sensors, data, and the Internet-powered applications they empower — found its way into the very pores of the conference. What is surprising is our personal lack of restraint about data and privacy.

Good Old Fashioned Values

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When I show an audience statistics of online usage, adoption of mobile, specific uses of YouTube to build audience or general Social Media quirkiness that generates a lot of attention, they shake their heads in a way that says, "I can't believe this," "who has the time for this?" 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. mobile. privacy. faster. rapidly. How about you?

China: The State of Social Media

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They prefer services that have a good mobile interface, services like Sina Weibo & Weixin (WeChat). They mainly access the Internet through their mobile phone, either a local branded phone or a low-end Android smartphone. Privacy. Many users of social networks in China have a different attitude towards privacy than in the West. Guest post written by Jens H.

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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We are building the next generation of location-based mobile apps that, for the first time, engage with users at the scale that personal interaction actually takes place. In December of 2012, Internet Retailer ran the news item, Smartphone owners want more mobile information in stores , that reported: "80% of smartphone owners want more mobile-optimized product information while they're shopping in stores, finds ' The Shopping Experience in a Smartphone World ,' a study conducted by ad agency Moosylvania. location based mobile app. mobile app. privacy.

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Flying Viral: What Businesses Can Learn from the Flappy Bird Saga

The Realtime Report

Such is the story of Flappy Bird , a seemingly simple mobile game created in a matter of days and released last May. The app soared to the top of the mobile charts with millions of downloads and became an overnight success during January, yet has since been discontinued by its creator , Dong Nyguen, a Vietnamese developer, who simply “couldn’t take it anymore.” Image via Flickr.

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A Walk Down Path Takes You Home Sweet Home

Stay N' Alive

Facebook and Google+ have lists and privacy controls so I can target updates to lists of close friends and family, which I use, but I find there's a barrier there that makes me have to think of just one more step, one more learning curve, to allow me to share my most personal updates with my close friends and family. Technology social network mobile social journal mobile apps Path

Our Shifting Notion of Search, Social and Mobile.

Direct Marketing Observations

10 years ago seems so 10 years ago in the world of search, social and mobile. Social continues to evolve into something devoid of privacy and chock full of transparency with authenticity caught somewhere in the middle. In the world of mobile, the evolution has been nothing short of dramatic. Now the mobile device is an extension of our desktop. Take for example search.

Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Why ‘journalists’ might need the likes of Wikileaks Nokia developers, Absolute Radio and the N8 → Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security? Plus a lot of debate and discussion about how companies and governments can improve security, or nations investing in cyberwarfare.

App of the Week Helps You Upload Photos to Facebook

The Social Media Incubator

Are you sick of uploading photos from your mobile device to Facebook and having the photos go into a “mobile uploads” album? You can now add video titles and descriptions, trim and edit videos, watch them before posting and set privacy settings. No more “mobile uploads” albums for your Facebook page. The  iLoader  app is your solution.

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