Done with Traditional Publishing

Geoff Livingston

Brian Driggs asked me to discuss self-publishing after reading my sordid Fifth Estate story. While I don’t want to dismiss traditional publishing altogether, I can only speak for myself. I will self publish my next book. Learn How to Publish. Image by Hash Milhan.

A New Way To Think About Privacy

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Is privacy really what we should be seeking out as individuals online or should we go in the opposite direction? privacy. businessbook google jeffjarvis newmedia newworld podcast privacy publicparts whatwouldgoogledo youtube

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Consumers Want Personalization And Privacy

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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.

Big Data, Influencers, Privacy and Other Digital Termites

Geoff Livingston

This podcast offers a sneak preview , which is also transcribed below… We got into all sorts of fun things, including big data, influencers, privacy and other digital termites. Image by NEXT Berlin.

The Other Side Of Privacy

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You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. From newer media initiatives (think Facebook Beacon ) to cyber-attacks (see what Sony has been dealing with ), not a week goes by that some sort of privacy breach or plans for a corporation to do something funky with consumer's data isn't in the news. The other side of privacy. The truth is that you decide how much data you're creating and your own level of privacy. privacy.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed


A Longed For New Privacy Settings. Head over to your Privacy Settings, and Edit Settings for How Tags Work. Then click Publish Now or wait until your timeline goes live on Friday, September 30, 2011.

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In the Future, We'll All Have 15 Minutes of Privacy

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It seems more relevant now than ever, thanks to some developments last week that touched on the concept of privacy. But on second blush, that's a LOT of data that people have the potential to share, without realizing what it means to their privacy. Go to your to your privacy settings --> Applications and Websites and uncheck box at the bottom. For publishers, it's an opportunity to make your content sociable, ratable and part of a pseudo-CRM system.

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How publishers curate the world of content

Blog Publishers integrate new Foursquare features Article SB Nation: Turning fan bases into media brands eMedia Vitals Life Beyond Print.™ While publishers choose to utilize aggregation and curation platforms in a variety of ways, the main point is clear: Many media companies see benefits in collecting content from around the Web. Publishers find curation can attract and retain readers by offering the best of all content, rather than the best of just their own content.

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Is Klout Really Accessing Your Protected Tweets?


” , which concentrated on some of Klout’s privacy issues. Megan Berry , commented on my post and disputed my claim that privacy might be at risk. More importantly, who gives Klout the rights to publish protected accounts , create Klout profiles and generate topics?

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Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout


Joe Fernandez, the CEO of Klout has published and commented on several blog posts in which he appears to show attempts to explain the new changes, but somehow fails to succeed. PRIVACY & OPT-OUT MYSTERY.

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Blogging and Privacy: How to Blog Authentically Without Losing Your Voice


Blogging was just beginning to get huge, and the instant gratification of publishing on the internet was so alluring. Privacy Needs. Balancing Authenticity and Privacy. I’ve rarely hit publish on a post and wished I could take it back. More Privacy = More Struggle.

Ads Worth Spreading

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Think about privacy: people want their privacy? online privacy. privacy. publishing. ad adsworthspreading advertising advertisingagency brand facebook marketing mediacompany onlineprivacy personalinformation privacy publishing ted tedconference

Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know


Even WordPress also published an announcement post in which they share the details of Getty’s new offering and how easy it is to embed an image into your blog. There are a couple of resources out there that help you with crafting a privacy policy.

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?


Megan is marketing manager and privacy officer at Klout. Klout & Privacy Issue. There are at least three major concerns in regard to how Klout handles our privacy. Here are the three main areas of privacy concern: 1.

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Be More Human Without Being Too Personal To Build Your Brand

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In my first business book, Six Pixels of Separation (published in 2009), I put forward something that I had previously written about on my blog - and an idea that (still to this day) gets me excited about brands, consumers, technology and how marketing connects it all. With that, there is a simple way to be more human, to be more real and to share online without going against your privacy and values. privacy. publishing. There's a new discourse happening online.

Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline

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The ability to hide a post from your Timeline already exists, and today we’re testing a feature that would make it even easier to control where your posts live by giving you the option to publish a post only to News Feed and not to your Timeline.

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Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

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Cookie Consent Guide for Publishers & Developers (new). That’s why we’re working to provide a better online advertising experience for everyone: people, publishers and advertisers.

How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

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“ You just read How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant , originally posted on Waxing UnLyrical , published by Shonali Burke. Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Social Media facebook privacy in social media teenagers and social networks

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

Because of Google’s size, every business owner and media publisher must at a minimum pay attention to these changes, if not yield to them. By making Google+ and Google Authorship components of its search algorithm, Google forced Plus upon contnet publishers and website owners.

Keep Yourself Alive

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Who will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online? Should Google and Facebook be securing your privacy online? Don't publish anything private. This same person has been publishing pictures of their young family to Facebook and Flickr forever, for all to see. If you don't want your privacy exposed, be very leery of what you are posting. You must take responsibility for your own rights, opportunities and privacy online. privacy.

Facebook to Allow More ‘Newsworthy’ Posts That May Violate Community Standards

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We’re looking forward to working closely with experts, publishers, journalists, photographers, law-enforcement officials and safety advocates about how to do better when it comes to the kinds of items we allow. Facebook Privacy/Security censorship Community Standards joel kaplan Journalists Justin Osofsky Media moderation Newsroom Nudity Publishers ViolenceThe good news for Facebook is that should start seeing fewer complaints about posts it decided to censor.

Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face

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With all of the scrutiny from privacy advocates, Facebook continues to make significant and positive strides in assuring the population that our ability to tag (and untag) photos of ourselves that are posted by others in their online social network is easily done. Some might argue that Facebook could do more to protect these rights, while some would argue that the privacy settings are fairly straightforward and award a high degree of user control. privacy. privacy advocates.

What You Always Need To Remember About The Internet

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You can't have privacy. If you want privacy in any digital channels (and this includes your own email!), Even if you're comfortable with the current privacy settings in places like Twitter and Facebook, be very aware that they can change at any given moment in time. In my book, Six Pixels of Separation , I have a section called, Resign Your Privacy. Vancouver Sun - not published yet. internet privacy. privacy. publishing.

Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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The feature is also reported to include threaded comments that can also be "liked" and the comments can also be synched on the publisher's site and their Facebook page. We all know Facebook is not perfect (security, privacy issues, etc.). privacy. publishing. Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool?

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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TechCrunch recently published an article titled, Facebook's Messenger Bot Store could be the most important launch since the App Store , that stated: "Today, Facebook Messenger has 800 million monthly active users - more than 100 times the number of iPhone owners when Apple launched the App Store. privacy. Hello, Human. When you open the new Quartz news app , it takes a few minutes to get your bearings. This is not your father's news app.

Consumer Trust Is Not What You Think It Is These Days

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This morning, eMarketer published the news item, Money Can't Buy Me Love: US Consumers Loyal to Brands They Trust. Consumers are loyal to brands that respect their privacy, and that demonstrate their trustworthiness by safeguarding customers' personal information. privacy. What is the number one reason that a customer is loyal to a brand? Some might think that it's all about price. If a customer can save a few dollars, they will jump that brand ship without thinking twice.

The future of publishing: Social News Curation

BagTheWeb , allows you to create a "bag" to collect, publish, and share any content from the Web. This was always over-hyped, but these services show us one facet of the future of publishing.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The reaction to the privacy changes was mixed. Have you adjusted your privacy settings?

Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes | pamorama


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes by Pam Dyer on July 20, 2010 Share Remember earlier this year when the media was dominated by coverage of Facebook’s privacy policies?

Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm&# by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face&# on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm&#. Is Zuckerberg right about changing attitudes toward online privacy?

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

You can already do easy sharing to a number of those sites even via older phones and services – for Flickr and Youtube etc I tend to use the built-in service on the Nokia, but I know several others exist for publishing – just not for pulling it all back together).

Building Loyalty Beyond Reason

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I felt that there was this opportunity - a moment in time - to publish a book and see if this can create a sea change of movement. Vancouver Sun - not yet published. You can listen to my conversation with Bryan Pearson in its entirety in an upcoming episode of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast (which will be published in the coming weeks). privacy. It seemed like everything changed in business overnight.

The Internet Needs A Morning After Pill

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Everything has a publish button. Every publish button is quick and easy to use. Every publish button puts it out there - in text, images, audio and video - for the world to see. It''s one thing to make a purchase and then have buyer''s remorse, it''s another to publish something in the heat of the moment. Once you take a picture, the ease with which you can publish it is equal to the ease with which that you can close the lens. privacy settings.

Privacy in a Data-Deluged World

Buzz Marketing for Technology 's CEO Sam Lessin presented “A Brief History of Privacy in this Data-Deluged World” at the Ignite II kick-off of Web 2.0 What I mean by this is that for thousands of years publishing content about yourself was expensive and time consuming, and privacy was the default state.

Embarrassing updates in social media

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Now, there’s a new website that collates people’s embarrassing updates, categorizes them and publishes them for all world to see (again). No information is posted that hasn’t been published by the social media users themselves. Google’s new privacy policy.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48

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Here's Dave Winer , the inventor of RSS and one of the inventors of blogging and podcasting, writing in 1999 about his ideas for the kinds of simple publishing tools that make the world Robert Krulwich describes as 'above possible'." "I recently Blogged about the social contract that people have when they sign up for an online social network (more on that here: The Other Side of Privacy ). book publishing. privacy. publishing.

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A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

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With this feature, advertisers can programmatically have their pre-roll ads served in front of premium content with hundreds of publishers. Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed.

This Is Being Recorded. By You

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Instead of rocking out to 'Running With The Devil', the majority of people in the audience were recording, capturing and publishing the moment instead of soaking in the sweat of the rock n' roll and raising a cold one with some friends. We post tweets on Twitter , we check-in on Foursquare , we publish pictures of our daily lives on Facebook, upload videos to YouTube , and much more. And we're publishing our lives. Vancouver Sun - not yet published. publishing.

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

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Not only have I heard and seen a zillion blog posts and news reports about the latest Facebook changes in the hours following the press conference, many of the posts were even published during the press conference – all indicative of the frenzy to cover all things Facebook.

Is Social Media Too Good To Be True?

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Is it possible that in a day and age where any one individual can have an idea and publish it in text, images, audio and video for the world to see - instantly and for free - that the true value of critical thinking is all but lost? Andrew Keen made this argument in his book, Cult Of The Amateur - How The Internet Is Killing Our Culture ( Bantam Dell Publishing Group , June 2007). Vancouver Sun - not yet published. bantam dell publishing group. publishing.