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).

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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?

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

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 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

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

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.

UK Parliamentary Report Accuses Facebook of Intentionally Violating Data Privacy

Social Media Today

The result of an 18-month investigation, the 108-page document insists that companies like Facebook must not be allowed to act like "digital gangsters "

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

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 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

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.

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

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.

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 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 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.

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.

[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

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.

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.

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 Has Shut Its Onavo Snooping App, But It's Still Committed To Invading Your Privacy

Forbes Social Media

But it will still find ways to invade user privacyFacebook has voluntarily removed its Onavo app that paid users $20 for their data from Google Play.

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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

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 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.

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.

How WhatsApp Merger With Facebook Messenger Puts Your Privacy At Risk

Forbes Social Media

So, what are the implications on privacy for users of these services Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp are to be integrated under the hood so that messages will travel across a unified communications platform.

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

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.

[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 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.

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

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.

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?

Apple's Facebook Rebuke: Could Apple Save Privacy Where Government Won't?

Forbes Social Media

Looking to the future, could Apple perhaps become our defacto privacy guardian, protecting its users from unethical data harvesting as governments around the world refuse to act

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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