Facebook Releases Updated Privacy Tools and Settings

Social Media Today

Facebook has released its updated privacy and data tools, which provide more clarity on how the platform uses your data. But will they help

Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook issued an update to its Privacy Basics portal in advance of Data Privacy Day Jan. The social network introduced Privacy Basics in November 2014 , saying at the time that it offered interactive guides to answer the most frequently asked questions by users about how they could control their information on Facebook. We’re making these improvements as part of Data Privacy Day, held each year on Jan.

Facebook’s Privacy Settings (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

Let’s face it: Most Facebook users just don’t understand the privacy options available to them, despite numerous initiatives by the social network to address this issue. Facebook Infographics Intella privacy Privacy Settings safety security Vound Software

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.

Facebook Sharing and Privacy Tips (Video)

Almost Savvy

If you’re a Facebook user, you’ve probably noticed a lot of changes, especially on the homepage where you see updates from your Facebook friends. Facebook is a wonderful tool for connecting with family and friends, as well as your favorite brands and businesses.

Facebook graph search and your privacy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook Graph Search is now live. Public information will come up in search queries so if you have content on Facebook that you don’t want the world to see it’s time to button down your privacy settings. This infographic from the people at Marketo illustrates how Graph Search affects users and gives advice on customizing privacy settings for better control. How Facebook Graph Search Affects Your Privacy infographic by Marketo.

Facebook Sharing and Privacy Tips (Video)

Almost Savvy

If you’re a Facebook user, you’ve probably noticed a lot of changes, especially on the homepage where you see updates from your Facebook friends. Facebook is a wonderful tool for connecting with family and friends, as well as your favorite brands and businesses.

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.

Facebook Sharing and Privacy Tips (Video)

Almost Savvy

If you’re a Facebook user, you’ve probably noticed a lot of changes, especially on the homepage where you see updates from your Facebook friends. Facebook is a wonderful tool for connecting with family and friends, as well as your favorite brands and businesses.

Evolution of Privacy on Facebook

Mindjumpers

During the last couple of years, Facebook’s default privacy settings have become more and more permissive – and often with great confusion to the users. Rather I encourage people to go through their privacy settings.

What Are The Privacy Options For Group On Facebook

Social Media Network Marketing

Privacy Options For Group On Facebook: ​ I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Also Help People With The Knowledge Of Internet To Earn Money Via The Online World HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: 1.

Inside Look at Facebook Privacy Settings

Ari Herzog

I then created the following video (which I uploaded to YouTube here ) showing how I implement the myriad of Facebook privacy settings. Please watch this and share it with your friends and colleagues (and I apologize it is lengthier than I anticipated) for an educational how-to on Facebook privacy. If you liked it, and if you use Facebook, you can like me there at facebook.com/ariherzog.com. How Bloggers and Webmasters Violate Your Privacy With Google Analytics.

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.

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today. Whenever Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, summons an audience because he’s got something to announce about Facebook, life as we know it grinds to a halt.

Settlement Announced For Facebook Privacy

Small Business Mavericks

It looks as if Facebook has gotten its hands slapped. The Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that a settlement has been reached in regards to Facebook’s privacy practices. Facebook will now have to conduct privacy audits every two years for the next 20 years. This is a result of the mishandling of Facebook users’ private information back in December 2009. Facebook was sharing user information with outside developers.

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. Tags: privacy

The Online Privacy Twilight Zone

Socialized

Randy Cohen, “the Ethicist&# for the New York Times, responding to an educator’s inquiry about Facebook ethics, wrote : “…when these students gave her access to their Facebook pages, they waived their right to privacy.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

Facebook stock is not doing very well. Some are even beginning to question whether Mark Zuckerberg can continue as the leader of Facebook (somewhere, the Winklevoss twins are howling with laughter). Google is much more like Apple, Facebook is more like Yahoo!).

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. Brown points out that from a legal standpoint, this statement is both puzzling and unnecessary, but it is nonetheless indicative of a general sentiment that there is no longer any reasonable expectation of online privacy. Facebook has made one privacy screw-up after another. Yet how many blog posts tell us how to adjust our Facebook privacy settings?

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?

Facebook Faces More Potential Privacy-Related Legal Issues in EU

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook continues to face pressure in the European Union over transferring data from customers there to the U.S. Facebook’s European headquarters is in Dublin. and the European Commission , and according to Fortune, the Privacy Shield deal that replaced Safe Harbor is stricter, but there are loopholes. Fortune also shared the following statement from Facebook: Thousands of companies transfer data across borders to serve their customers and users.

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.

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? Even if one million people closed their accounts, that would represent 1/4 of one percent of Facebook’s 400 million user base. Facebook should not make it so hard to maintain personal privacy and should not make clandestine changes to its privacy settings. Read Facebook’s own Privacy page.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX. Debunking the Hype

Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm&# by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face&# on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm&#. Is Zuckerberg right about changing attitudes toward online privacy?

Third Grade Show and Tell: Online Privacy

Socialized

We ended up having a great conversation about online privacy, which was made all the more interesting by the students relating their experiences firsthand. Most of the kids knew about Facebook and YouTube. In order to start up a conversation about privacy, I explained Foursquare, and how people “check in” at Starbucks, the movies, work, etc., This opened a really interesting discussion about privacy, and the data collected by sites like Webkinz, Nick Jr.,

[COMIC] The Facebook Quota

SocMed Sean

While I do love connecting with my friends, family and colleagues on Facebook, sometimes the drama of the social network gets to be a bit too much. If you think about it, Facebook has essentially replaced the drama of the television “soap opera” with the drama of real life.

Do Americans Trust Facebook?

The Realtime Report

A recent poll reveals how much trust Americans place in Facebook, as compared to Google, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Facebook 5%. Apparently, Americans don’t feel their personal information is very safe with Facebook.

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: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Facebook keeps changing around what is private and what is public in the default settings. What will take Facebook’s place as the most secure, most protected, most private of sharing spaces online? Elliot Schrage, Facebook ). Not my fault, blame Facebook.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. And his wall shows he actively uses Facebook’s “like&# and commenting features.

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!

Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth

How Facebook and Twitter work with big data companies in Australia and beyond. In 2007 Facebook got into trouble for Beacon – I wrote about it at the time – a service that reported on your behaviours online and offline for “personalisation” purposes.

Facebook Groups for Business in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Facebook Groups provide a unique opportunity for brands of all sizes to build community, increase brand awareness, generate leads and even increase sales of products or services. You may be a member of a neighborhood or personal Facebook Group. When to use a Facebook Group.

WhatsApp Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy; to Test Messages from Businesses

SocialTimes Facebook

WhatsApp is becoming more like parent company Facebook, both in terms of privacy and enabling communications between business and users. The messaging application announced in a blog post that its terms of service and privacy policy have been updated for the first time in four years in order to reflect its acquisition by Facebook in October 2014, as well as recent updates including end-to-end encryption , WhatsApp Calling and its tools for the web and desktop.

Journalism 101, Facebook-Style

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook last week launched a series of online courses for journalists via its Blueprint global training program. We’ve heard from journalists that they need more information when deciding between setting up a page or a profile and about how to manage privacy settings.

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?

The Other Side Of Privacy

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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. Facebook will never use any of your content without your consent. Privacy and our data is ours.

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).

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

SocialFish

The post [Cool Infographic Friday] Is there such a thing as online privacy? Short answer is no, but more interestingly to me is the fact that despite these numbers, everyone uses social media anyway. H/t Rad Campaign and Craig Newmark. ————-. photo credit ).