Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances. Hubspot has created this great infographic which summarizes what LinkedIn, Facebook andTwitter are doing to improve security and protect users' privacy. Twitter updates privacy policy and terms of service. REPORT.

Google’s new privacy policy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most Gmail users will have received at least one message from Google this week (I received ten) explaining the company’s new privacy policy. Changes to Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service (emmanuelch.wordpress.com).

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Privacy Is About Control, Not Anonymity

Dave Fleet

Tweet Seth Godin says you don’t really care about privacy : “If you cared about privacy you wouldn’t have a credit card, because, after all, they know everything you spend money on. I want control over how companies use my information. Tags: privacy

Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win?

SocialFish

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.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Your privacy is important to us. Your privacy is important to us. Read our privacy policy.”. If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print?

Zuckerberg Outlines New Privacy Focus and Tools for Facebook's Family of Apps

Social Media Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has outlined the company's new focus on privacy tools in alignment with the shift towards messaging

Facebook Privacy & Employers: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Here are 5 must-reads related to Facebook privacy and employers that we don’t want you to miss. Facebook Privacy Debate a Passionate One. It seemed to be an outrageous privacy incursion, but on closer examination it seems to me to be too much ado about almost nothing at all.

Can We Retain Our Privacy With New Technology?

Forbes Social Media

With capitalism and privacy seemingly at odds with one another, what are the ramifications for our right to privacy today in this era where private companies are offering biometric services and where it is increasingly difficult to avoid the hijacking of privacy by the private sector

UK Parliamentary Report Accuses Facebook of Intentionally Violating Data Privacy

Social Media Today

The result of an 18-month investigation, the 108-page document insists that companies like Facebook must not be allowed to act like "digital gangsters "

The 2012 Social Networking Privacy Policy

Webbiquity SMM

If you were to do a Google search for some of the top social networking sites , you’ll almost certainly stumble across a news story concerning privacy issues with user data. Guest post by Athena Newton.

FTC Releases Statement About Facebook Privacy #DeleteFacebook

Bill Hartzer

The United States Federal Trade Commission has issued a statement about recent privacy concerns of Facebook users. Tom Pahl, Acting Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, issued a statement about Facebook’s privacy practices.

Are Facebook's Privacy And Security Scandals Actually Helping It?

Forbes Social Media

Facebook’s remarkable ability to escape the past year unscathed and in fact post record profits and growth numbers suggests we may have entered a new era in which privacy breaches can actually help a company, rather than harm it

FTC Releases Statement About Facebook Privacy #DeleteFacebook

Bill Hartzer

The United States Federal Trade Commission has issued a statement about recent privacy concerns of Facebook users. Tom Pahl, Acting Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, issued a statement about Facebook’s privacy practices.

Google Privacy Lawsuit Ends Not With A Bang But A Whimper

Forbes Social Media

Google has settled a privacy lawsuit that was originally expected to cost the company billions - and has got away with paying just $13 million

Google's New Nest Hub Max Raises Questions About How Much We Still Value Our Privacy

Forbes Social Media

Many of us still have an expectation of privacy when we’re in our homes, even as we pay companies like Google to take it away

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.

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.

In Facebook's Own Words This Week 'There Is No Privacy' On Its Platform

Forbes Social Media

Just hours before Zuckerberg reassured investors about Facebook’s commitment to privacy, his own lawyers argued in court that “there is no privacy” on Facebook. What does this conflict tell us about the future of privacy on the company’s platforms

Judge Confirms: You Have No Privacy. Get Over It.

Socialized

My old boss, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said , in 2003, “You have no privacy. He was saying that our private information was already in the hands of credit card companies, health care providers, and so many other third parties, the notion that we control this information is flawed. Facebook has made one privacy screw-up after another. Yet how many blog posts tell us how to adjust our Facebook privacy settings?

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

Clearly, the experiment of Facebook as a publicly traded company isn’t going well, though I think it is still too early to be called a failure. In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

—————– Your privacy is important to us. Your privacy is important to us. Read our privacy policy.”. One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Pledges Massive Privacy Overhaul

Forbes Social Media

Facebook doesn't argue from a position of strength when it comes to online privacy. Mark Zuckerberg is vowing to change that as he outlines vision for a sweeping reforms of the company's operations

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

Facebook Succeeded In Killing Cybersecurity Like It Did Privacy

Forbes Social Media

Two billion users no longer care that Facebook shares their data with myriad companies all over the world to misuse or when it loses their data through breach after breach after breach after breach. It seems that like privacy, Facebook has taught the world to no longer care about cybersecurity

Google Tightens Up Privacy Controls For Assistant Voice Recordings

Forbes Social Media

After concern over the way Google handles voice recordings from Google Assistant, the company has announced sweeping changes to its data retention policy

Consumers Want Personalization And Privacy

Twist Image

Do you feel that Amazon is breaching your privacy? The reasoning is that consumers have completely confused the difference between "privacy" and "personalization." Brands have done a terrible job (some on purpose, others by accident) in helping consumers understand both the value that is being exchanged for their data/information, and how the company handles their most private information (credit card accounts and other forms of personal data). privacy.

Concern Over 'Russian' FaceApp Ignores That American Companies Sell Our Data Abroad

Forbes Social Media

It seems this week’s privacy backlash against viral app FaceApp has much less to do with privacy than it does with FaceApp’s Russian provenance

Facebook CEO Sees Privacy, Security Milestone In 2019

Forbes Social Media

Facebook founder-CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is slowly getting a handle on security and privacy. FB:NASDAQ

Five Things to Do About Facebook Privacy Other Than Closing Your Account

Socialized

Sure you’re ticked off about Facebook’s abuses of consumer privacy, but does closing your account accomplish anything? Facebook should not make it so hard to maintain personal privacy and should not make clandestine changes to its privacy settings. But we know they will, so until the climate changes, we need to understand the company’s stance, how we can protect ourselves, and how we can effect meaningful change.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

But the crowd is smarter than the individual company so ReclaimPrivacy have tools for you. Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Facebook keeps changing around what is private and what is public in the default settings.

Does Facebook Survive Because Of Its Size Or Because We Gave Up On Privacy And Security?

Forbes Social Media

Facebook’s lack of consequences for its breaches leaves us with only two uncomfortable possibilities: either the company has become simply too big to regulate or else the public simply no longer cares about its online security or privacy.

New Feature On Pinterest Gives Users More Privacy

Firebelly

If a company is planning to launch a new product or host a special event a Secret Board can be created in advance, along with content, images, and descriptions for each pin. Pinterest recently launched Secret Boards.

How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Company

Hootsuite

Privacy is key. Will it live on your company intranet, or shared drives? As one would expect from a trusted healthcare brand, this policy places special emphasis on patient-employee interactions, privacy, and confidentiality.

Companies Are Using Social Media Data to Improve Customer Service

Socialmedia.biz

Companies are now using social media data – from sites like LinkedIn and Facebook – to match you to a call center agent that you’re likely to find enchanting. According to Afiniti, this method will result in increasingly satisfied customers and increased company sales.

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

The Realtime Report

However, personal identification information is removed before Placed shares its data with companies. Your location is very, very valuable to marketers.

The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook Written on July 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , social media 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy Change & What It Means For Brands

Unmetric

If you’ve not gotten the notification yet or simply clicked Agree without reading, here’s some news, WhatsApp is changing its terms and privacy policy. Watch this space for more news on what the new privacy policy means for brands.

Personalities, Policies & Problems: Companies and Employees 2.0

Dave Fleet

This year I’ve thrown my hat in the ring and submitted a SXSW 2011 panel proposal with Scott Stratten (UnMarketing), Chris Barger (General Motors) and Sarah White (HRM Direct) entitled Personalities, Policies & Problems: Companies and Employees 2.0.

The Other Side Of Privacy

Twist Image

You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. From newer media initiatives (think Facebook Beacon ) to cyber-attacks (see what Sony has been dealing with ), not a week goes by that some sort of privacy breach or plans for a corporation to do something funky with consumer's data isn't in the news. The other side of privacy. The truth is that you decide how much data you're creating and your own level of privacy. privacy.

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

Twist Image

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).