Facebook Outlines Evolving Privacy Tools on Data Privacy Day

Social Media Today

Facebook has outlined its evolving data privacy tools on Data Privacy Day, including its off-platform activity listing and improved log-in alerts

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. For those who’ve not had the time to look at the detail of what Google’s new privacy policy means to them, here’s a short video explanation.

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Digital Data Tracking and Privacy: The Future Implications of COVID-19

Social Media Today

Both Facebook and Google are now contributing location tracking data to help combat COVID-19, but privacy advocates have warned that there are dangers with this approach

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'

The Average Social Media Privacy Policy Takes an Hour to Read

The Realtime Report

The Average Social Media Privacy. 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. Policy Takes an Hour to Read. Written by. Maddie Roderick.

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.

Lawsuit Accuses YouTube Of Violating Childrens' Privacy

Forbes Social Media

YouTube is facing a ground-breaking class action lawsuit in the UK for allegedly breaching millions of under-13s' privacy and data rights. Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick technology

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Is Texting a Violation?

The Realtime Report

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Is Texting a Violation? Are you a private practice physician concerned about maintaining HIPAA privacy? Don’t worry if the HIPAA privacy rule seems confusing to you, because it can be. Keep reading to find out how your practice can ensure privacy for your patients while still communicating and keeping everyone informed. What Is the HIPAA Privacy Rule? . It also provided a layer of protection and privacy for all patients.

Growing Privacy Concerns Put Social Networks’ Targeting at Risk

Ignite Social Media

The post Growing Privacy Concerns Put Social Networks’ Targeting at Risk appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency. Advertisers on social may find themselves with fewer insights and ways to target as third-party cookies get phased out.

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

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.

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. REPORT.

Twitter Launches New Privacy Center to Better Communicate Platform Rules and Processes

Social Media Today

Twitter has launched a new Privacy Center, which will help users connect with the platforms various privacy tools and resources

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

Consumer Privacy Takes Priority in 2020

Forbes Green Tech

Here are a few predictions on how this consumer call for action will (and should) be a catalyst for greater privacy, identity protection and security in 2020

DatChat CEO Talks Privacy On Social Messaging

Forbes Social Media

It is a promise that we've heard before, a totally private social media service – but typically "private" and "social" are mutually exclusive concepts. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media innovation socialmedia

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? I’ve already heard from many people that they now understand how to did into their privacy settings and how to tweak their newsfeed after watching this session. 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

Everything Wrong With Zoom Privacy & Security

Tweaklibrary

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. Zoom has experienced multiple reports from last week concerning privacy & security flaws that made a lot of entities banning the app.

Zuckerberg Faces US Congress on Libra, Privacy and More

Social Media Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been grilled by US Congress over its Libra currency, user privacy concerns and various other issues

Maintain Online Privacy On Android With Private Browser Care

Tweaklibrary

Since privacy is one of the major concerns anyone can have while surfing on the internet & just imagine if this has been taken care of. To sum up this blocks-eavesdropping-tool , it lets you browse with privacy, safety, specific features, & in different modes.

Google Withdraws EU Privacy Protections From Britain

Forbes Social Media

Google is set to move British user accounts and data from the EU to the US, taking them out of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR

Secure Your Internet Privacy: Can A VPN Client Be Compromised By Hackers?

Tweaklibrary

The post Secure Your Internet Privacy: Can A VPN Client Be Compromised By Hackers? To cut the chase, Yes, it is totally possible to bypass the security of the VPN and access the users’ data.

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 Updates its 'Privacy Check-Up' Tool to Clarify Which Elements You Can Control

Social Media Today

Facebook has updated its 'Privacy Check-Up' tool to better clarify how user data can be accessed, and what users can do to limit exposure

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

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

Coronavirus Could Infect Privacy And Civil Liberties Forever

Forbes Social Media

Not only are governments adopting new economic and public health measures to fight the coronavirus and its impact, but they're harnessing big data in ways that, while potentially saving lives, will also reduce our privacy and civil liberties

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.

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

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 is especially egregious because the applicant’s friends and acquaintances on Facebook, who are not a party to the job search, would have their privacy compromised as well. 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'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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Consumer Data Privacy and Pixlee: Why Compliance Matters

Pixlee

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.

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?