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. But this unified approach seems inevitable considering Google ubiquity across the Web. How Google Instant paid off.

Is Search Privacy Important To You?

Small Business Mavericks

Are you concerned about search privacy? Google and Bing, the leading competitors in search, store your search data for up to 18 months. But Blekko and DuckDuckGo are banking on you wanting more privacy than that. You can also turn the privacy features off, if you prefer. DuckDuckGo even refers you to two other search engines (on its privacy page) that do not collect your private information: Ixquick and Scroogle. 1 in both Google and Bing for the same phrase.

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The Power of Google+: Privacy "Circles" the Entire Experience

Stay N' Alive

With Google+ it's different though. Not just that, but the default privacy setting on Google+ is nothing. If I just post on Google+ without saying where I want it to go, no one but myself will see it. As a result this does cause closer relationships and more of a social contract, but it also keeps me from posting updates that Google and other 3rd party bots can index, or that just anyone can follow. There's no avoiding Circles in Google+.

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.

Google+ Tips and Tricks

Janet Fouts

This post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+. If you’re looking for an overview of Google+ check out Part 1 of this post: Google+ and World Domination. Start with your Google Profile.

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The End Of Privacy. The Beginning Of Personalization

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One of these major movements is something I call, Sex With Data (with a hat-tip to Avinash Kaushik , the digital marketing evangelist for Google and author of the bestselling books, Web Analytics - An Hour A Day and Web Analytics 2.0 ). My bet is that if Amazon plays its cards right, it will have capabilities as personalized and profound as Google''s AdWords. Did you know that Google accounts for close to a third of the worldwide online advertising revenue? google.

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. Thanks! -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Inside Look at Facebook Privacy Settings on his blog. How Bloggers and Webmasters Violate Your Privacy With Google Analytics.

Big Data, Influencers, Privacy and Other Digital Termites

Geoff Livingston

This podcast offers a sneak preview , which is also transcribed below… We got into all sorts of fun things, including big data, influencers, privacy and other digital termites. Image by NEXT Berlin.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

It may be time to break Google up. At a minimum, the Justice Department should consider taking up antitrust action against Google again. Google takes these actions to drive revenue for its advertising products. In doing so, Google pushes the boundaries of fair data use.

Facebook Sharing and Privacy Tips (Video)

Almost Savvy

What you may not have noticed are the significant updates in how you manage your privacy, along with other new features and changes. How do I customize my privacy settings so only the right people see my information? Facebook Tips Privacy security trust

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. The truth is that you decide how much data you're creating and your own level of privacy. google.

10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile

Almost Savvy

Once you sign-up for Google+, the first order of business should be to build your profile. This is where you showcase the information you want to be publicly available when someone searches, or googles , you online. Do you want your Google+ Profile to show up in search engine results?

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Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

Lots of reasons for that, put forward by people much smarterthan I, which you can easily read about via a Google search. In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that. Facebook stock is not doing very well.

Does Google Deserve More Credit?

Geoff Livingston

Sometimes I think Google deserves more credit. This is not a defense of Google+, anti-trust issues facing the company, or the apparent sunsetting of Feedburner. Google+. Yet if you ask social media experts they simply bag Google for +.

Custom Short URLs for Google+ At Last!

Janet Fouts

Tired of explaining why you have a long string of numbers as the URL for your Google+ page? Then you’ll be as excited as I am to hear Google+ is finally rolling out custom URLs for both personal profiles and pages. In the meantime you could use the Google URL shortener GPlus.to

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Differences Between Facebook and Google+

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Google+ provides easier access to options for sharing information than Facebook does. Google+ Circles allows its users to select which of their friends they want to share certain things (such as a photo or post) with, while not allowing the others to see them. Image Credit: Fortune.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. So what are the best practices for posting and sharing content on Google+?

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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.

Google Plus and personal privacy

Janet Fouts

This post showed up on Google Plus on Saturday from journalist Andy Carvin , and I think it raises quite a few flags for anyone thinking about using Google products, including Google Plus. If Google Plus is indeed an identity network where is it going to go next?

Show 358 - Online Privacy and Protecting Our Personal Data

Engaging Brand

Terence Craig joins Anna Farmery to talk about online privacy. Terence is an expert and speaker on big data and privacy. How privacy is a perfect storm brewing. How we are willing to trade privacy for services. Are we blind to the sale of our online privacy?

Google Glass And Thinking Differently About Technology

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Google's Project Glass is a very interesting product. At this week's TED 2013 conference in Long Beach, I had the chance to wear and tinker with Google Project Glass (for photographic proof, you can follow me on Twitter and see the pictures). google. google glass. privacy.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Google. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. Google Plus Tips, Tactics and How-To Guides.

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Google+ and World Domination

Janet Fouts

If you’re as into social media networks as I am you’d have to have your head in the sand to miss the launch of Google+ , a shiny new social network from Google. Which of course means you’ve got to have a Google profile. What if you did get into Google+ already?

Privacy Fail: Network Solutions Reveals Identities of Domain Name Owners Despite Whois Privacy

Bill Hartzer

Networks Solutions , a popular domain name registrar, is revealing the real identity of the domain name owner even though the domain name owner has opted-in and paid for their domain name privacy service.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

Kikolani

As a side note, this is why I love Google+. Almost every update happens within Google+ itself meaning if you comment on something, the person might actually be there to answer you vs. someone who just auto updates to update and not to engage. A Longed For New Privacy Settings.

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Nonplussed By Google Plus

Firebelly

Google keeps fiddling around with the Internet, and (to no one’s surprise) they’ve done it again. Their latest change – Google Search Plus Your World – could be the most disruptive ever. As long as Google is calling the shots (Bing who?),

Google Plus Expands Reach to Include 13 and Above Teen Market

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Google originally rolled out its Google Plus service only to those with ages 18 and above. New Security Enhancements for Google Plus. Recently the search giant has announced that it is now opening the service to the thirteen years old and up market.

When Does Online Privacy Not Matter Anymore?

Direct Marketing Observations

Are we becoming a nation or a society that is devaluing certain aspects of online privacy? View and manage any of your documents and files in Google Drive. SEO/SEM data privacy personal data privacyAs more and more of our lives become intertwined with online networks we become desensitized as to what is private and what is not. Take for example the liberties or assumptions that Live-Hive would like with your personal information.

A Review of Google Social Media Tools

Idaconcpts

Google has often been blasted for failing to understand social media and capitalize on the rise of this communication channel. When asked about Google social media tools, the average person will immediately mention Google+. Google Buzz. Google+.

Bookmark This: How To Find Out What Google Knows about You

SocialFish

Here’s the first three of six tips for how to find out everything Google knows about you. Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you. Find out what Google thinks about you.

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started

Pamorama

Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?), Google’s answer to Facebook has been in the works for a year and has been delayed several times due to disagreements about its design, purpose, and execution. Facebook’s threat to Google’s domination of the Web was a wake-up call that ignited the development of the new social platform. and Canada , the network’s exponential growth frightened Google’s leadership into taking action.

How Much Does Google Know About You?

Idaconcpts

With anti-trust probes and most people thinking the company knows too much about us already, it seems that Google’s motto of “Do no evil” is a bit hypocritical. It’s not that Google’s intentions are necessarily evil, but the perception is that they are. Google also knows where you are.

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

Given the high standards Google set for itself with the aims of indexing the world’s information, and the mantra of ‘Don’t Be Evil’, it’s likely we hold it to higher standards than most companies. WTF Google?

Facebook to Google+: "Hey Look, We Have This Too - It's Right Here!"

Stay N' Alive

It's a simple one, which brings to the forefront features that Facebook has had all along and Google+ has been getting all the attention for lately: The ability to target posts and elements of a person's Facebook profile to specific audience, and see what it looks like to that audience as a whole.

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Buzz Marketing for Technology

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches. For millions of people Google is an indispensable search tool that they use every day, in all facets of their lives. From work or school, research, to looking up movies and celebrities to news and gossip, Google is the go-to search engine.

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Google Launches Cookie Choices Website

Bill Hartzer

As you might recall, I was the first one to break the news that Google bought the CookieChoices.org domain name , right after the EU ruling. Then, for some reason you could use the website for Google search. ” The website is produced by Google. Google Search Engines

How Google+ Can Overrun Facebook

Small Business Mavericks

It wasn’t long ago that Facebook surpassed Google in being the most visited website online. But Google+ could change that. What would Google+ have to do to make itself the No. And then there’s the whole privacy issue. If Google+ addressed both of those concerns head on and gave users what they want, then Google would overrun Facebook and become the No. Google+ already does something that Facebook doesn’t.

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Many folks have reviewed Google+. Certainly the launch went well with pundits acknowledging the significant improvement over past Google efforts and the serious competition it may offer Facebook. Google+ will add to that competitiveness. What do you think of Google+?

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). Google 10%. Are you surprised that the NSA ranks above Google here? Google 12%.