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

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

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].

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 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

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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 Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today. You may have heard about it. Whenever Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, summons an audience because he’s got something to announce about Facebook, life as we know it grinds to a halt. Or so it seems.

Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy?

Waxing UnLyrical

In the past, I’ve made the argument that your privacy is not Facebook’s responsibility, and I still believe that. You just read Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its Privacy? Could the Survival of Facebook Depend on Its 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

Important Facebook News: Privacy Updates

Almost Savvy

As you probably know, Facebook has been facing a barrage of complaints regarding their “public is the new norm&# approach to privacy which resulted in much of your/our content being made public by default.

Facebook Launches New Privacy Prompt to Remind Users of Data Controls

Social Media Today

Facebook will prompt all users to review their privacy settings - but the question is, will they bother

Facebook Identifies Privacy Bug that Switched the Posts of 14 Million Users to 'Public'

Social Media Today

Facebook has identified a new privacy bug which switched user posts to public, potentially exposing sensitive information

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.”. One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

Facebook Reports Large Q1 Ad Revenue Gains Despite Data Privacy Scandal

Social Media Today

So far it appears that advertisers and consumers are sticking with the platform despite revelations that privacy was compromised for 87 million users Looks like the world didn't #DeleteFacebook.

Is Search Privacy Important To You?

Small Business Mavericks

Are you concerned about search privacy? 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. search engines privacy searchIf so, then you might be interested in two smaller search engines.

Google Plus and personal privacy

Janet Fouts

Regarding countries like Iran and Syria, people there have no expectation of privacy anyway due to their government’s own policies, which implies (to me, at least) that Schmidt thinks there’s no point of even trying to have a service that allows pseudonyms.

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

Socialized

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?

[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX. Debunking the Hype

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.

Facebook posts large Q1 ad revenue gains despite data privacy scandal

Social Media Today

So far it appears that advertisers and consumers are sticking with the platform despite revelations that privacy was compromised for 87 million users

Path's Privacy Problems Aren't Path's - They're Apple's

Stay N' Alive

Technology social ios loopt Apple Path iphone privacyThe 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.

Consumers Want Personalization And Privacy

Twist Image

Do you feel that Amazon is breaching your privacy? The reasoning is that consumers have completely confused the difference between "privacy" and "personalization." A few days ago, TechCrunch published a scathing editorial piece based on a new study titled, The Online Privacy Lie Is Unraveling. privacy. Have you ever shopped on Amazon ? Probably one of the stupidest questions ever asked in 2015.

[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 ).

Third Grade Show and Tell: Online Privacy

Socialized

We ended up having a great conversation about online privacy, which was made all the more interesting by the students relating their experiences firsthand. In order to start up a conversation about privacy, I explained Foursquare, and how people “check in” at Starbucks, the movies, work, etc., This opened a really interesting discussion about privacy, and the data collected by sites like Webkinz, Nick Jr., The “answer” to the child privacy issue can only be found at home.

The Online Privacy Twilight Zone

Socialized

Randy Cohen, “the Ethicist&# for the New York Times, responding to an educator’s inquiry about Facebook ethics, wrote : “…when these students gave her access to their Facebook pages, they waived their right to privacy. Tags: Facebook Social Media privacy

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

This is what I was talking about in this post on privacy and facebook facial tagging and recognition -. augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacy

Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?

The Realtime Report

Your location is very, very valuable to marketers. Are you willing to offer them that information, around the clock, in exchange for $5 and $10 gift cards — as well as the occasional bigger prize? So far, at least 125,000 Americans have answered yes to the above question.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tomThe Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web.

New Feature On Pinterest Gives Users More Privacy

Firebelly

Pinterest recently launched Secret Boards. Pinners will appreciate this new feature and it will encourage more personal users to join as well. This new feature is fantastic for businesses, especially those who are planners.

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.

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

Socialized

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.