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 privacy

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.

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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 ).

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.

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.

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.

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

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

¿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. Craving some Doritos Locos Tacos?

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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.

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. Photo by Master isolated images, courtesy FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

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. Go to your to your privacy settings --> Applications and Websites and uncheck box at the bottom.

Forensiq to Provide Ad Fraud Detection Services for Twitter MoPub

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Several forecasts predict that by 2015, 50% or more of US mobile users will be conducting transactions from their mobile devices (e.g. Since 2008, consumers have been moving from brick-and-mortar banking to online banking at an impressive rate.

Instapocalypse and the Permission War

Geoff Livingston

Instagram users won a larger mobile battle in the Permission Marketing War. Instagram violated the basic tenants of permission and data privacy for marketing, forcing people to surrender their photos for commercialization. Other brands bend the rules, and interrupt mobile experiences.

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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. mobile. mobile device. privacy.

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?) mobile. mobile device. mobile phone. privacy.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

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. Trend #8 – Do Mobile Marketing!

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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.

Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

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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. Happy April Fool’s Day!

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Facebook Groups for Business in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

How to choose the right privacy settings for your Facebook Group. 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.

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.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

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. Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed.

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Viewing Facebook Messages Without Installing The Messenger App

SocMed Sean

I 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.

10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Behavioral Targeting Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile Social Media. Mobile and tablet revenues will continue to increase. Responsive Design as the Rule - A site that’s designed for optimal viewing no matter which mobile or tablet device is being used is the new norm.

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Gross Hacker Marketing

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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.

Unlock Facebook With a Physical Security Key?

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced support for physical security keys with certain web browsers and mobile devices.

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.

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

Convince & Convert

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.

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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. mobile device. privacy.

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.

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. These consumers are using the stores as a showroom, but completing their purchases on their mobile devices and having the products shipped to their homes. Is this marketing at its finest or another privacy concern for consumers? location based mobile app. mobile app. mobile information.

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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.

In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog

ProBlogger

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. Compliance Focus page on Privacy Breach Notification Laws.

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 success of Flappy Bird almost seems like satire; however, perhaps it’s simply an experiment in today’s mobile users and the viral nature of the web.

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A Walk Down Path Takes You Home Sweet Home

Stay N' Alive

It uses Facebook's privacy settings to only share with the people that are in your Path friends list. Technology social network mobile social journal mobile apps PathI'm no stranger to the power of social networks.

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?

Freaking Out About Surveillance at SXSW

Geoff Livingston

Those fears included stalking, government and corporate abuse of data, personal privacy (will your Fitbit report your bedside activity?), We move about our lives vaguely knowing the tech we love is disrupting our own privacy and security, and ignoring the consequences.