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). New Google Privacy Policy (takeovathasouth.wordpress.com).

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

Amidst New Privacy Scandal, Facebook Releases Bumper Q4 Report

Social Media Today

In the midst of a new user privacy controversy, Facebook has released its Q4 2018 earnings report, showing an increase in users and beating analysts estimates on revenue

Firefox Confirms New Security and Privacy Features

Forbes Social Media

Firefox is adding a number of privacy and security features, some of which will be enabled by default. Here’s what you need to know

Facebook to Appoint New Privacy Oversight Roles in Deal with FTC

Social Media Today

In an investigation over privacy and data breaches, Facebook is looking to provide more assurance to regulatory bodies

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. I have found this chart that illustrates Facebook’s evolution of privacy from the early days in 2005 up until recently.

Facebook graph search and your privacy

Sherrilynne Starkie

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 Graph Search Privacy Settings [INFOGRAPHIC].

A Beginner's Guide To Online Privacy: 12 Important Tips

Forbes Social Media

Members of Forbes Technology Council share their top online do’s and don’ts both individuals and businesses should follow to boost their online privacy

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

The New Tech Culture Of Privacy Today

Forbes Social Media

The notion of privacy has been shifting in recent decades, especially where internet use intersects with capitalism. This article examines the blind faith in tech privacy today

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

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

Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win?

SocialFish

Privacy vs Progress from Amy Vernon. The post Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win? I know you will love this as much as I do. By the fabulous Amy Vernon. ———— ( photo credit ). More like this.

Facebook's Fake Pivot To Privacy

Forbes Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg just made a lengthy announcement that has been described as a privacy pivot. Zuckerberg’s plan is a pragmatic move of a hyper-focused, obsessive CEO and little to do with privacy; it is not even a pivot; it appears tone-deaf as it gives ammunition to those who criticize Facebook

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? 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. CtoCloud Application is requesting permission to: Manage your contacts. Manage your calendars.

Will Attitudes Towards Digital Privacy Change in 2019?

Social Media Today

2018 was the year that we all became aware of how much digital platforms are tracking us - but has that changed user behavior

Social Networks and Privacy

Janet Fouts

I’m a bit more pragmatic than some of my co-panelists on what privacy we can actually have in this day and age. I’m trying to keep my focus in this case on activists and their issues with privacy online. Tags: Social Media in Action Privacy Social Media Twitter

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.

Facebook Announces New Privacy Education Initiatives for Businesses and Developers

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to help businesses and developers understand their privacy obligations with new education courses

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

How To Protect The Privacy of One’s Mobile Device

The Realtime Report

How to Protect the Privacy of One’s Mobile Device. However, not many people realize that mobile devices have even more data privacy concerns than computers,” said Ruby Gonzalez, Communications Director of NordVPN.

With Billions At Stake, Is Facebook Getting Serious About Privacy?

Forbes Social Media

Social network offers a glimpse of how much it might have to pay to settle data privacy charges as it welcomes some high-profile additions to its legal team

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.

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

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

Facebook's Privacy Seems To Be Traveling Away

Forbes Social Media

The traveling friends feature in Facebook has not been heavily publicized and it is allowing user's travel patterns and schedules be passed to their friends list. This could create less than ideal situations and potentially endanger the user

GDPR Reminds Us The Best Privacy Laws Were Written Before The Social Media Era

Forbes Social Media

The few laws that have actually granted some degree of privacy all predate the social media era, reminding us of the futility of attempting to pass privacy legislation today

Zuckberg 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

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.

[DATA] Teens, Privacy and Social Media

SocialFish

The latest research is out from Pew Internet Research on teens and their use of social media. See the full report here ; and of particular interest is some insights gleaned from their focus group interviews. ——————– ( photo credit ). Useful Data

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.

Is Privacy Important?

Small Business Mavericks

Copyblogger podcast radio host Robert Bruce interviews Copyblogger CEO Sonia Simone about privacy and other content matters. So the question is, is privacy important for marketers and small business owners? But online privacy goes beyond your ability or willingness to share your clients’ information. Real privacy is also about protecting that information from all sources. That’s the deepest level of privacy protection.

We've Stopped Talking And Searching About Privacy

Forbes Social Media

After a year of nearly continuous privacy revelations involving Facebook and, in an era when breaches and privacy failures have become so commonplace they no longer even attract much in the way of headlines, have we as a society simply given up on the quaint historical notion of privacy

The War on Privacy Through Tech Devices

Forbes Social Media

How has new technology put travelers and victims of rape in peril of being coerced into handing over their tech devices and why should this matter to you

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

Facebook Still Doesn't Understand What Privacy Means

Forbes Social Media

In the end, it reminds us just how little we mean to Facebook and that after all these privacy scandals, it still doesn’t understand privacy Zuckerberg’s stance on user data is an Orwellian commodification of the most personal and intimate digital lives of its two billion users.

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

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

Facebook Succeeded In Killing Cybersecurity Like It Did Privacy

Forbes Social Media

It seems that like privacy, Facebook has taught the world to no longer care about cybersecurity 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.

Facebook's Disaster Maps And The Limits Of Privacy Preservation

Forbes Social Media

As Facebook provides additional details of its Disaster Maps’ inner workings, it reminds us how it sees our personal data and the limitations even of the most advanced privacy techniques

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.