WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy Update Faces Resistance in India, Europe

Social Media Today

The Indian Government has called for WhatsApp to abandon its new privacy policy update, which would see it share some additional data with Facebook

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. The company has more than 60 privacy policies tied to its various products and services and so, in March 2012, it will be streamlining this all down into one policy. Changes to Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service (emmanuelch.wordpress.com).


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WhatsApp Softens Approach to Privacy Policy Update Amid Rising Pressure from Indian Regulators

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is once again changing its approach to its coming privacy policy update amid mounting pressure from the Indian Government

WhatsApp is Re-Launching its Controversial Privacy Policy Update, Will Penalize Users that Don't Accept

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is rolling out its controversial Privacy Policy update once again, which will see it share some information with parent company Facebook

WhatsApp Updates Privacy Policy, Paving the Way for the Integration of Facebook's Messaging Apps

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is updating its privacy and data sharing processes, which will see more user data shared with parent company Facebook

A Privacy-First Digital Marketing Landscape

Dave Fleet

Privacy. We are in the midst of seeing a privacy-first digital marketing landscape emerge which is going to have a big impact on our ability to reach and influence audiences, and the need for that landscape is – mostly – our fault. Privacy is mainstream. TikTok. iOS14.

The Average Social Media Privacy Policy Takes an Hour to Read

The Realtime Report

The Average Social Media Privacy. Policy Takes an Hour to Read. Privacy Policies vs. Historical Texts and Literary Works. Whether you care to admit it or not, we’ve all hit the “I accept” button on a privacy policy without reading the fine print.

Twitter Updates Privacy Policy to Comply with GDPR

Social Media Today

Twitter has decided to update their Privacy Policy to help users feel more in control of their data and to comply with new GDPR regulations

TikTok Announces New Policy Updates to Better Protect Young Users

Social Media Today

TikTok has announced a raft of changes to its default privacy settings for younger users

Facebook Launches New Privacy and Data Hub to Help Businesses Understand its Policies

Social Media Today

To mark Data Privacy Day, Facebook has launched a new website which provides easy access to its data usage policies, and notes on how to protect people's information

12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

12 Tips for Corporate Social Media Policy Guidelines. Corporations should include social media policies in their general business conduct policy and guidelines. Social Media Policies should be vetted by legal experts to control liability and risk. Guidelines regarding Copyright, IP and Confidentiality, Privacy and Conflict of Interests should be included. Set forth policy on disclosure by employees that they work for the company.

TikTok Announces New Policy Updates to Better Protect Younger Users

Social Media Today

TikTok has announced a raft of changes to its default privacy settings for younger 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. After an intense user backlash and a decline in numbers, Instagram pledged to readjust its terms to tighten up privacy. In a sub-page Foursquare calls “Privacy 101,” the plan and purpose of users’ privacy is laid out simply. Guest post by Athena Newton.

How to Develop a Social Media Policy for Employees in 2020 and Beyond


A decade ago Zappo’s had a social media policy for employees that was more or less the industry standard: “Be real and use your best judgment”. Ten years ago this policy might have been enough. What is a social media policy for employees? The scope of the social media policy.

Evolution of Privacy on Facebook


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « The Story of The World’s Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook Popular Blog Posts About Social Media » Evolution of Privacy on Facebook Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 19th, 2010 Tweet There has been much debate about Facebook’s privacy settings during the last year or so – a debate that will probably continue on no matter what.

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. Twitter wants its newly launched privacy policy to be easy to understand and follow. The post Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

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 combination of immediacy and near-universal adoption of social media tools in many countries can lead to a communications and HR nightmare if processes and policies aren’t thought-out in advance.

Everything Wrong With Zoom Privacy & Security


Recently, several privacy and security flaws on Zoom (video conferencing service) were uncovered that are too many to count. Due to security & privacy flaws, the hackers can break in through loopholes & get hold of your confidential information.

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


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?

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


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. Don’t panic, your messages are still fully encrypted and no one will be able to read them. However, this new update answers a lot of questions and speculations we had when Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 Billion.

How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Business


In their 2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey Report , Protiviti, a management consulting company found that a staggering 73% of organizations don’t have a social media policy in place for their employees. What is a Social Media Policy? According to SproutSocial , “A social media policy is a code of conduct that provides guidelines for employees who post content online either as part of their job description or personal brand.”

Best Gmail Alternatives in 2021 ( For Security and Privacy)


We believe email privacy should be available to all. Considering top-notch security, privacy features, and ease of use, Zoho Mail is definitely one of the best Gmail alternatives available in the market. It strictly follows a No-Ads policy.

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


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. Under the “Account&# tab on the top right of your screen is a “Privacy Settings&# link. Read and understand the privacy settings, and adjust them to your personal preferences.

Best practices for developing a social media policy


Corporate culture: Encourage a policy of open communication that includes respect for and willingness to listen to ideas from customers, employees, and influencers. Feedback: Develop policies regarding comments and publish them on the blog. Best practices for social media marketing: Legacy policies: For the smoothest implementation, start by building on existing employee and communication guidelines. New policies: Involve bloggers in developing the new guidelines.

The Feud Over Apple Privacy Label – Tech-Giants Don’t Like It


Apple did it in a somewhat exciting fashion – Apple Privacy Labels. Though the companies do explain about all the data they take in their Privacy policy but let’s be reasonable, who reads that? Apple Privacy Label: List of Contents 1.

Consumer Data Privacy and Pixlee: Why Compliance Matters


As a GDPR validated compliant technology vendor, Pixlee holds consumer data privacy with high regard. How Does Consumer Data Privacy Affect Marketing? While privacy laws such as GDPR and the newly enacted CCPA are good for consumers, they pose a conundrum for digital marketers.

How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Company


A social media policy is a crucial tool for any organization that uses social media. Yet 63% of Americans say their employer has no social media policy. A social media policy isn’t just a set of rules. Bonus: Get a free, customizable social media policy template to help you easily create guidelines for your employees’s personal and professional social media use. What is a social media policy? Benefits of a social media policy. Privacy is key.

What To Include In a Social Media Policy


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex 5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Effort » What To Include In a Social Media Policy Posted by admin Sep 6th, 2010 Tweet Blog post written by Georgina Coates who is Social Media Manager at UK based, integrated communications agency Kindred. The Social Media Policy Conundrum says: September 14, 2010 at 1:19 pm [.]

WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over Encryption-Breaking Surveillance Laws

Forbes Social Media

The Facebook-owned app said the laws will force it to weaken its privacy protections for users in the country.

The Social Media Policy – not just for the big players


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex 5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Effort » What To Include In a Social Media Policy Posted by admin Sep 6th, 2010 Tweet Blog post written by Georgina Coates who is Social Media Manager at UK based, integrated communications agency Kindred. The Social Media Policy Conundrum says: September 14, 2010 at 1:19 pm [.]

Why We Need To Take Data Privacy Seriously

Forbes Social Media

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced the formation of the new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate an agenda for its activities around the world which relate to social and political issues such as algorithmic bias and online privacy

Your guide to creating a social media policy

Sprout Social

Yet, while Pew Research Center suggests that 74% of adults are on social media, it also indicates that 73% of companies lack a social media policy. What is a company social media policy? A social media policy is your business code of conduct, letting people in your organization know how to act on social media. Many organizations make the mistake of waiting until they’ve already faced a PR disaster to put a policy in place. Implementing your social media policy.

Google Plus and personal privacy

Janet Fouts

Andy Carvin was at the Edinburgh International TV Festival and had an opportunity to ask Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google how Google can justify their policy of real names only on the Google Plus service when using real identities could put people at risk. So, how do you feel about the issue of using your real name on Google Plus and your personal safety/privacy?

Protecting Internet Privacy: Is It Cool To Leave A VPN Switched On All The Time?


There is no denying the fact that with a VPN by your side, you can easily keep all security and privacy issues at bay , here’s a question that many users would want to have an answer to – should I keep a VPN on all the time?

Is It legal to Use VPN For Netflix – Laws and Netflix Policy


Though VPNs are usually advertised as a tool to protect online privacy and data from various cyber-threats, most people use them to bypass geo-restrictions to watch their favorite content worldwide.

Social Media App Parler Blasts Google Amidst #Twexit Campaign

Forbes Social Media

Hot on the heels of the Google Chrome Privacy Lawsuit, Parler CEO John Matze called for the tech giant and search engine creator to reveal the facts of its spying allegations. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Business /business Policy /policy

How Bloggers and Webmasters Violate Your Privacy With Google Analytics

Ari Herzog

PRIVACY. You will have and abide by an appropriate privacy policy and will comply with all applicable laws relating to the collection of information from visitors to Your websites. You must post a privacy policy and that policy must provide notice of your use of a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. But you can’t have just any privacy policy. I don’t have that required privacy policy on my site.

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

The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review


What blogger has a policy review and why would you even need one? Of course, for some of you it’s a legal requirement in your jurisdiction to have a privacy policy if you’re collecting emails, or a disclosure policy if you’re working with brands. You can also use today to create these policies if you don’t have any to review. Further Reading: The ProBlogger Privacy Policy. I know – it sounds so technical.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

The New York Times had an interview with Facebook’s public policy executive, Elliot Schrage. Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: diagram , Elliot Schrage , Facebook , laurel papworth , Online Communities , privacy , reclaim privacy , reclaimprivacy , settings , social media , social networks.