Path's Privacy Problems Aren't Path's - They're Apple's
Stay N' Alive
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
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
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
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.
Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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.
[Cool Infographic Friday] Is there such a thing as online privacy?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
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Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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.
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Facebook’s Messenger App: What You Need To Know
The Social Media Incubator
AUGUST 18, 2014
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.
Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
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.
In the Future, We'll All Have 15 Minutes of Privacy
Social Media Marketing
APRIL 26, 2010
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.
Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads
MAY 27, 2016
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.
¿Yo Quiero Taco Bell? Soon You Can Order From Your Mobile Phone
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
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?
3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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
APRIL 4, 2014
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%.
Forensiq to Provide Ad Fraud Detection Services for Twitter MoPub
JUNE 16, 2016
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.
Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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
Instapocalypse and the Permission War
JANUARY 2, 2013
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.
Life After Websites
AUGUST 8, 2014
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.
Google Glass And Thinking Differently About Technology
MARCH 1, 2013
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.
Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available
JULY 13, 2016
Protect user privacy. First-party data (via tailored audiences ): Create audience segments based on lists of email addresses, phone numbers or mobile advertising IDs, or based on Twitter users who have visited a brand’s website, that have been matched through tailored audiences. Return insights in real-time. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs.
8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan
JANUARY 19, 2012
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!
9 Videos on the Digital Future
APRIL 1, 2013
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!
Gross Hacker Marketing
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
mobile app. privacy. Do you want customers or email addys? They're not the same thing. Customers, right? Then start acting like it. Most brands seem to be on this strange run for information acquisition over customer acquisition. My buddy, Avinash Kaushik (Digital Marketing Evangelist at Google and bestselling business book author of Web Analytics - An Hour A Day and Web Analytics 2.0 ) often regales audiences with the idea that a customer is only a true customer if they have bought from you more than once (a principal that a leading chief marketer had shared with him). caved.
A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call
JULY 27, 2016
Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue. The company said mobile MAUs represented 82 percent of total MAUs. 80 percent of them are on mobile. This is just the start of what we believe will be a long-term shift away from desktop video to premium mobile environments, and we believe Twitter is well positioned to benefit from that shift. to 11 p.m.
Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
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).
Does Google Deserve More Credit?
OCTOBER 30, 2012
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+.
10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 16, 2013
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.
Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing
MARCH 25, 2016
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.
How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog
JULY 17, 2012
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.
Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign
Convince & Convert
JUNE 25, 2014
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.
Viewing Facebook Messages Without Installing The Messenger App
AUGUST 29, 2014
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.
In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Messages with payments—as well as payments through the enhanced Messenger mobile web view—will be available for some developers as a closed beta. Developers can get more details here about this enhanced Messenger mobile web view experience here. Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform v1.2, Other new features in Messenger Platform v1.2 More information can be found here.
Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
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.
Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
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.
Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?
MARCH 28, 2013
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.
Keep Yourself Alive
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
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.
A Walk Down Path Takes You Home Sweet Home
Stay N' Alive
DECEMBER 20, 2011
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
Freaking Out About Surveillance at SXSW
MARCH 12, 2014
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.
Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?
The Way of the Web
JULY 31, 2010
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.
The Do Not Track Button
MARCH 7, 2012
Odds are that you want personalization, but you also want to maintain your privacy. Between Web, mobile, touch, Social Media and how this all integrates into traditional marketing and communications, there could not be a more fascinating time to be in Marketing. 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. and they're fighting mad. Everything you say and do online can and is being used against you in the online world. Think that Gmail is free? Nothing?
Flying Viral: What Businesses Can Learn from the Flappy Bird Saga
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
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.