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).

Facebook Simplifies Group Privacy Settings to Clarify Exposure

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to make clearer what its group privacy settings actually mean by reducing its privacy options to 'Public' and 'Private'

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

Implementing Privacy On Social Media

Forbes Social Media

Given how technology has evolved, let's take a look at some measures to implement to help improve your overall security in addition to those you love

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.

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

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 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

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.”. If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print?

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.

Social Media Killed Our Offline Privacy Too

Forbes Social Media

Social media has led to the loss of privacy in the offline world, as historical norms around privacy and respect have been replaced with a paparazzi-like expectation of privilege to film anyone anywhere for any reason and broadcast it to the world

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.

Facebook Identifies Significant Privacy Flaw in Messenger Kids App

Social Media Today

Facebook has identified a permissions flaw in Messenger Kids which may have exposed some children to chats with unapproved members

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

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

Surveillance Technology And Cultural Notions Of Privacy

Forbes Social Media

How has the surveillance and storing of biometric data impinged upon our right to privacy? This article examines new technology and the larger political and ethical questions surrounding biometric data collection

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

5 Essential Privacy Features Introduced In Apple iOS 13

Forbes Social Media

With the release of Apple iOS 13, consumers are now provided with some new features to enhance their privacy while using their devices

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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

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

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'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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps In Privacy Investigation

Forbes Social Media

The investigation was kickstarted after the Cambridge Analytica scandal

[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

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

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

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's Will Open Several Pop-Up Cafes in London to Assist Users with Privacy Settings

Social Media Today

Facebook's launching a new initiative to better ingratiate itself with the public, by opening cafes where users can meet with Facebook representatives face-to-face

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

Can We Retain Our Privacy With New Technology?

Forbes Social Media

With capitalism and privacy seemingly at odds with one another, what are the ramifications for our right to privacy today in this era where private companies are offering biometric services and where it is increasingly difficult to avoid the hijacking of privacy by the private sector

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

Why We Need To Take Data Privacy Seriously

Forbes Social Media

How much do you value data over your privacy? This piece considers this question by examining what many consider to be the tradeoff between data access and data security

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